Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles By Giles Tremlett


Loved this book. It's long, about 450 pages, but full of fascinating detail. Whether it's about the silence surrounding the horrors of the Spanish Civil War, the corruption over construction in the southern costas, flamenco and the gypsies, government chicanery and Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles Buen libro Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles have a habit of dumping reviews from different versions into others. To be clear this review is for the 2007 Paperback and sections may differ in newer books Having an interest in Spain, but very little knowledge of its history I thought I would have a try Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles I've always had an interest in modern Spain, since the Civil War and its disparate, provincial differences and this book was full of warmth for these differences. Some may see the author's prose as judgemental but I thought he wrote it, as he finds it, with Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles I love Spain and have spent quite some time travelling through it. I now realise how little I knew about the country. An excellent book. Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles

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Would it interest you to know which Spanish mayor was nearly excommunicated by the church in the 1950s after signing a document allowing bikinis to be worn in his new town and how this was prevented from happening? Would you like to know how the effects of the Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles Easy to read guide to the darker side of Spanish history Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles Wonderful book if you are interested in what makes Andalucía tick Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles I was mainly interested in this as part of my current 'thing' about the Spanish Civil War, the Francoist period and the Transition that followed. The opening chapters of Ghosts deal with exactly these subjects and do so very well. This is quite different from a formal Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles Ghosts of Spain offers a lot of interesting insights into contemporary Spain. I particularly liked the part regarding how the experiences of the Civil War and the Franco period continue to affect Spanish politics and society. However, on certain topics the author goes on Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Countrys Hidden Past eBook : Tremlett, Giles