Man's Hope Author:Andre' Malraux Two great novels emerged from the searing crucible of the Spanish Civil War. One was by an American, Ernest Hemingway: For Whom the Bell Tolls. The other was by an extraordinary French novelist who himself organized and flew with the Spanish Republican Air Force: Andre' Malraux.
There aren't too many novels out there about the Spanish Civil War but this is one of them. Author actually was a pilot who fought in the war for the losing side and has set down his experiences in novel form. You should read this one and Hemingway's "For Whom the Bell Tolls" to get the true flavor of that civil conflict.