A short history of Spain from prehistoric times to today - from the author of Ghosts of Spain.
Giles Tremlett is a prize-winning historian, author and journalist based in Madrid, Spain. He has lived in, and written extensively about, Spain almost continuously since graduating from Oxford University thirty-five years ago. He is Visiting Fellow of the Canada Blanch Centre at the London School of Economics, writes opinion and long form reportage for the Guardian and is a former Madrid correspondent for The Economist.
PRAISE FOR GILES TREMLETT: 'Tremlett skilfully transports the reader back and forth from the medieval atmosphere and tragic events of Spain's mid-twentieth century, to its modern and sophisticated present' Guardian. 'An invaluable book... Ghosts of Spain has become something of a bible for those of us extranjeros who have chosen to live in Spain... A country finally facing its past could scarcely hope for a better, or more enamored chronicler of its present' New York Times Book Review. 'Lively and well-informed... At once a history, a journalistic inquiry and a travel book' Sunday Telegraph. 'A feast of a book' Irish Times. 'A transfixing, elegantly written account of Spain today' Metro. 'Tremlett writes with humour, modesty and a great affection for his subject' * Daily Telegraph *