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Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past Tremlett s work will bring many who think we know Spain to confront what we have hesitated to acknowledge even to ourselves Matthew ParrisTremlett writes with humour, modesty and a great affection for his subject Miranda France, Daily TelegraphA transfixing, elegantly written account of Spain today Siobhan Murphy, Metro A feast of a book Irish TimesEssential reading for anyone who wants to understand Spain Sarah Williams, BBC History MagazineThe Spanish are reputed to be amongst Europe s most voluble people So why have they kept silent about the terrors of the Spanish Civil War and the rule of dictator General simo Francisco Franco The appearance sixty years after that war ended of mass graves containing victims of Franco s death squads has finally broken what Spaniards call the pact of forgetting At this charged moment, Giles Tremlett embarked on a journey around Spain and through Spanish history Tremlett s journey was also an attempt to make sense of his personal experience of the Spanish Why do they dislike authority figures, but are cowed by a doctor s white coat How had women embraced feminism without men noticing What binds gypsies, jails and flamenco Why do the Spanish go to plastic surgeons, donate their organs, visit brothels or take cocainethan other Europeans

  • Format Kindle
  • 496 pages
  • Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past
  • Giles Tremlett
  • Anglais
  • 08 June 2019
  • 9780571279395

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