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Spain: A Portrait After The General

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Two themes are combined in this book. One is a personal tale chronicling the author's discovery of Spain, of the pull it held over him and the reasons why he returned time and again, often to act out the most potent and vivid moments of his life. It also tells of Spain's journey as it emerged from the shroud of Francoism to its position now as perhaps the most dynamic and ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 1993 by Heinemann Educational Books
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A really clear and enticing image of Spain in my birth year. Whilst not entirely relevant nowadays, there is certainly a feeling that comes from the book which is still present in the Spain of 23 years on. A very enjoyable and engaging read!
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Robert Elms is a British writer and broadcaster. Elms was a writer for The Face magazine in the 1980s and is currently known for his long-running radio show on BBC London 94.9. His book 'The Way We Wore,' charts the changing fashions of his own youth, linking them with the social history of the times.