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Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past By Giles Tremlett

Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past
by Giles Tremlett

The appearance - sixty years after that war ended - of mass graves containing victims of Franco's death squads finally broke what Spaniards call 'the pact of forgetting'. This book takes us on a journey around Spain - and through Spanish history.
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Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past Summary


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 cocaine more than other Europeans?

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Sku
GOR001254657
Title
Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Year published
Number of pages
352
ISBN 10
0571221688
ISBN 13
9780571221684
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N/A
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