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Talking about the Spanish Civil War0
September 15, 2012 by Lydia Syson
Paul Preston must know more about the history of twentieth-century Spain than anyone else alive. A captivating speaker, who charms with his truculence, he’s a hero to thousands, including me.
The first time I heard him in public I squeezed into the last seat of a dark and crowded basement at the Instituto Cervantes just as he began to introduce his fellow speaker, Julián Casanova. The event was called ‘Remembering the Spanish Civil War’. I gulped, keep reading
Category News | Tags: Blenheim Palace, Churchill, events, fiction, Franco, Memory, Paul Preston, Richard Baxell