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Drought

Author: Ronald Fraser
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""He turned his back on the old man to mourn in silence this unnecessary death and his part in it; but the sight of the coffin brought anger instead ..." In 1957, burned-out journalist John leaves London to recover in the Andalusian haven of Benalamar. Here he finds a village that has not changed since the Civil War, but when a foreign businessman, Bob, comes with plans to develop the area, the community is sent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
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History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Fraser
ISBN: 9781781688977 1781688974
OCLC Number: 893890111
Description: 243 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ronald Fraser.
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A brilliant novel about memory, love, and the clash between the old world and the new, set in 1950s Spain  Read more...

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"One of the most respected, gifted and prolific British historians of Spain." - Guardian "An English oral historian known for his deftness at collecting and presenting ordinary people's experiences Read more...

 
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