Iberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections
" Massive, beautiful...Unquestionably some of the best writing on Spain...The best that Mr. Michener has ever done on any subject...Stunning...Memorable."
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Here, in the fresh, vivid prose that is James Michener's trademark, is the real Spain as he experiences it. He not only reveals the celebrated Spain of bullfights and warror kings, painters and processions, cathedrals and olive orchards; he also shares the intimate, often hidden Spain he has come to know, where toiling peasants and their honest food, the salt of the shores and the oranges of the inland fields, the congeniality of living souls and the dark weight of history conspire to create a wild, contradictory, passionately beautiful land, the mystery called Iberia.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hbergander - LibraryThing
I spent many years of my life in Spain and I dare to say, that the best books about this country are written by foreigners, especially by English speaking authors. The first place is due to James ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Oberon - LibraryThing
This book is now very dated having been written during the Franco regime. Spain has (obviously) gone through major transitions in the past 45 years. That said, there is no book about Spain that I ... Read full review
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