Andalus: Unlocking The Secrets Of Moorish Spain
As Islam and the West prepare to clash once again, Jason Webster embarks on a quest to discover Spain's hidden Moorish legacy and lift the lid on a country once forged by both Muslims and Christians. He meets Zine, a young illegal immigrant from Morocco, a twenty-first century Moor, lured over with the promise of a job but exploited as a slave labourer on a fruit farm. Jason's life is threatened as he investigates the agricultural gulag, Zine rescues him, and the unlikely pair of writer and desperado take off on a rollercoaster ride through Andalucía.
While Jason unveils the neglected Arab ancestry of modern Spain - apparent in its food, language, people and culture - Zine sets out on his own parallel quest, a one-man peace mission to resolve Muslim-Christian tensions by proving irresistible to Spanish señoritas.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - deliriumslibrarian - LibraryThing
Arrant and arrogant macho nonsense of a Hemingway bent, dressed up as cultural critique. It's like being stuck on a cheap flight with a public school-educated stag party. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arco-Iris - LibraryThing
a quest to discover Spain's hidden Moorish legancy. Jason unmasks the neglected Arab ancestry of modern Spain - of its food, language, people and culture. Read full review