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Murder mystery set in Barcelona and Valencia (Politics of Catalonia, with a murder)

Murder mystery set in Barcelona and Valencia (Politics of Catalonia, with a murder) 3rd November 2015

A Body in Barcelona by Jason Webster, murder mystery set in Barcelona and Valencia. Based in Barcelona, and Valencia, this murder mystery is set against a background of politics as the people of Catalonia hope for independence, in contrast...

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Uncertain Glory (Spanish Civil War novel set in Barcelona)

Uncertain Glory (Spanish Civil War novel set in Barcelona) 4th November 2014

Uncertain Glory by Joan Sales (translated by Peter Bush) – Spanish Civil War novel set in Barcelona. Uncertain Glory is a major (if occasionally hard to follow…) novel set in and around Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War. It...

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The Calligraphy of Dreams – a  novel set in Barcelona (‘the arsehole of the world’)

The Calligraphy of Dreams – a novel set in Barcelona (‘the arsehole of the world’) 17th August 2014

The Calligraphy of Dreams by Juan Marsé (translated by Nick Caistor) – a novel set in Barcelona. ‘The arsehole of the world’ is how the Rat Catcher (the father of Ringo, the main character of The Calligraphy of Dreams) describes...

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A satisfying holiday read. Novel set in Barcelona and Fuerteventura (and West Dorset)

A satisfying holiday read. Novel set in Barcelona and Fuerteventura (and West Dorset) 31st May 2014

Bay of Secrets by Rosanna Ley – novel set in Barcelona, Fuerteventura and West Dorset This novel has all the key ingredients to make for a really satisfying holiday read – skilful plotting, great characterisation and a believable romance. What takes...

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