The Life and Death of a Spanish Town.

The Life and Death of a Spanish Town.[Reading] ➸ The Life and Death of a Spanish Town. By Elliot Paul – Bluevapours.co.uk The legendary author of The Last Time I Saw Paris reports on the explosive arrival of the Spanish Civil War on the serene island of Ibiza Fishermen, hoteliers, store owners, farmers and artists find The legendary author of and Death PDF/EPUB é The Last Time I Saw Parisreports on the explosive arrival of the Spanish Civil War on the serene island of IbizaFishermen, hoteliers, store owners, farmers and artists find their lives shattered.

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  • Hardcover
  • 427 pages
  • The Life and Death of a Spanish Town.
  • Elliot Paul
  • English
  • 19 January 2019
  • 0837156289

10 thoughts on “The Life and Death of a Spanish Town.

  1. Sketchbook says:

    Paul, expat writer and cofounder with Eugene Jolas of transition the biggest little magazine , left Paris in theearly 30s and tried to figure out his life in the tranquiltown of St Eulalia on Ibiza Here at last is peace I haveattained a zone of contemplation where the voices of landand sea say, You may rest He didn t have a dime, but soon married a divorced heiress,the third of five wives The locals fishermen and farmers,landowners and shopkeepers were tolerant, unassuming people wh Paul, expat writer and cofounder with Eugene Jolas of transition the biggest little magazine , left Paris in theearly 30s and tried to figure out his life in the tranquiltown of St Eulalia on Ibiza Here at last is peace I haveattained a zone of contemplation where the voices of landand sea say, You may rest He didn t have a dime, but soon married a divorced heiress,the third of five wives The locals fishermen and farmers,landowners and shopkeepers were tolerant, unassuming people who gently lived and let live He knew them all The idyllic scene was shattered by the Spanish Civil War So many honest people had no political perspective, no ability to fix the blame They were capable of suffering but not of understanding, except for those few who had always understood With German Italian fascists supporting Franco, arrests andexecutions became part of daily life He remembers the wine dark sea and violet warships The stirring, rising and receding of hydroplanes The crack of rifles all morning long He and his wife were forced to flee the day before Italian troops landed and set up a fascist regime.Without sentiment or emotionalism, this rare document from 1937 shows how the bloodiest war yet on record swallowed up a small island The bigger wrath was still to come

  2. John Lucy says:

    I don t know that many people will find this book interesting any , as it is based on the Spanish Revolution I feel that it is important given how near we may be to war.It can be tough to read because of the number of names and places that Paul lists, but he is trying to detail the entire life and death of the Spanish town You could say the story only gets good near the middle but the point of the book is not to tell you the story Rather, the point is to make you feel the life of the to I don t know that many people will find this book interesting any , as it is based on the Spanish Revolution I feel that it is important given how near we may be to war.It can be tough to read because of the number of names and places that Paul lists, but he is trying to detail the entire life and death of the Spanish town You could say the story only gets good near the middle but the point of the book is not to tell you the story Rather, the point is to make you feel the life of the town before the war As far as that goes, it s a good read By the end, you do feel like something has been lost in the ravages of war

  3. Eva Tanit says:

    Este libro es una peque a joya El autor, periodista y escritor norteamericano, vivi en la peque a poblaci n de Santa Eulalia del R o desde un par de a os antes de la guerra civil hasta el comienzo de sta La primera mitad del libro retrata la vida y a los habitantes de esta peque a poblaci n de la isla de Ibiza y la segunda mitad retrata los primeros d as de la guerra civil espa ola C mo irrumpe la guerra, la violencia, las luchas pol ticas en un pueblo diminuto en el que todo el mundo se co Este libro es una peque a joya El autor, periodista y escritor norteamericano, vivi en la peque a poblaci n de Santa Eulalia del R o desde un par de a os antes de la guerra civil hasta el comienzo de sta La primera mitad del libro retrata la vida y a los habitantes de esta peque a poblaci n de la isla de Ibiza y la segunda mitad retrata los primeros d as de la guerra civil espa ola C mo irrumpe la guerra, la violencia, las luchas pol ticas en un pueblo diminuto en el que todo el mundo se conoce

  4. John says:

    DID NOT ENJOY AT ALL FOR SOME REASON I HAD THOUGHT THAT HEMMINGWAY WROTE A BOOK JUST LIKE THIS AND I THINK I READ IT.

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