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Spain by Jan Morris



ISBN: 9780571241767 Category: Tags: ,


Spain is one of the absolutes. Nothing is more compelling than the drama at once dark and dazzling of that theatre over the hills – the vast splendour of the Spanish landscape the intensity of Spain’s pride and misery the adventurous glory of a history that set its seal upon half the world . . . Passionate evocative and beautifully written Spain is a companion to the country: its people its history – and its character. First published in 1964 and no less compelling today Jan Morris’s classic work is back in print bringing Spain its glory and its tragedy vividly to life. Jan Morris’s collection of travel writing and reportage spans over five decades and includes such titles as Venice Coronation Everest Hong Kong Spain Manhattan ’45 A Writer’s World and the Pax Britannica Trilogy. Hav her novel was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the Arthur C. Clarke Award. ‘The most evocative book ever written about Spain.’ Independent

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