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Spain: I expected bull-fighters, flamenco and, to quote Cole Porter, “the purple light of a summer night.” The purple nights were astounding, but I missed matadors and dancers. There were just too many other things on offer. Here […]
Author: Giles Tremlett ISBN: 9780571247905 Publisher: Faber and Faber Date First Published: 02/10/2008 The Spanish are reputed to be amongst Europe’s most voluble people. So why have they kept silent about the terrors of the Spanish Civil War and […]
Critique of V4 Vengeance by James Kayll of The Culture Clique V4 Vengeance is a well-researched novel with an unusual but plausible plot. Mothballed World War 2 German submarines, Russian mafia and three retired […]
A thought-provoking book written by Paul Moorcraft The rapid conquest of much of the known world in the century or so after Muhammad’s death in 632 AD was a military miracle. Except perhaps for their […]