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Guerra author Join or create book clubs review ½ 103 ☆ [Download] ➽ Guerra ➺ Join or create book clubs – Dcmdirect.co.uk After twelve years in Spain Jason Webster had developed a deep love for his adopted homeland; his life there seemed complete But when he and his Spanish wife moved into an idyllic old farmAfter twelve years in Spain Jason Webster had developed a deep love for his adopted homeland his life there seemed complete But when he and his Spanish wife moved into an idyllic old farmhouse in the mountains north of Valencia by chance he found an unmarked mass grave from the Spanish Civil War on his doorstepSpurred to investigate the history of the Civil War a topic many of his Spanish friends still seemed to treat as taboo he began to uncov. I wasn't expecting this from Jason Webster I found him to be a charming and intricate mystery writer This is much than that and I will never look at my trips to Spain uite the same way again The Spanish civil war and its terrible aftermath are a blot on the history of the so called civilized world That Spain has emerged from under that slate grey cloud is testimony to the resilience of her peoplethe possibility that the clouds could roll back in is very real Academics and scholars might tell you this too but reading this little book may bring it home in ways less intellectual and much real than any text book For meI can only say thanks JasonHola and mucho gusto

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Er a darker side to the country Witness to a brutal fist fight sponsored by remnants of Francos Falangists arrested and threatened by the police in the former H of the Spanish Foreign Legion sheltered by a beautiful transvestite shunned by locals haunted by ghosts and finally robbed of his identity Webster encountered a legacy of cruelty and violence that seems to linger on seventy years after the bloody events of that warAs in Websters previou. This is just a collection of personal experinces related by somebody who knows Spain uite well without being an academicNonetheless I found it superb at explaining to some degree my puzzlement over many aspects of Spanish history over several centuriesTherefore I wish that I had read it before I read many other books on the history of Spain and Spanish AmericaVeey readable

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Guerra author Join or create book cluS books Duende and Andalus Guerra reveals the essence of modern Spain which few outsiders ever manage to see Fascinating true stories from the Civil War vividly retold as he travels around the country Yet theWebster unveils of the passions that set one countryman against another thehe is led to wonder could the dark primitive currents that ripped the country apartin the s still be stirring under the sophisticated worldly surface of todays Spain. I really enjoyed the book It was well written and liked the historical information mixed in with his present day investigations At times you could imagine being there and being part of the horrors It helped that I have visited various locations mentioned and could visualise the events happening