Pistoleros!: The Chronicles of Farquhar McHarg: Volume 1: 1918
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Pistoleros!: The Chronicles of Farquhar McHarg: Volume 1: 1918

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In Farquhar McHarg’s autobiography, a young boy from Glasgow finds himself in the middle of Barcelona’s revolutionary underworld at the tail end of World War I. Volume Onechronicles McHarg’sliaisons between the British Secret Service Bureau and the Spanish anarchists. McHarg tells of a corrupt Spanish regime bent on crushing a rebellious working class and the generous and...more
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Published December 1st 2011 by PM Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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Farquhar McHarg (1900-1978) was born in Glasgow, but a trip to Barcelona in 1918 landed him as a teenager in the middle of a web of espionage and anarcho-syndicalist uprisings. It launched him into the life of an anarchist revolutionary, playing a key role in the Spanish Civil War and the following decades of struggle to overthrow Franco then Salazar, and joining the underworld in multiple contine...more
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