Books tagged: spanish civil war

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What Happened When the War Was Over; further stories of Gonzalo Llorente and Carlos Tejada Alonso y Leon
By Rebecca Pawel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
In the novel DEATH OF A NATIONALIST, committed fascist Carlos Tejada Alonso y Leon crosses paths with equally committed socialist Gonzalo Llorente. The meeting changes both men's lives forever. The stories in WHAT HAPPENED WHEN THE WAR WAS OVER trace the lives of Tejada and Gonzalo after General Franco's dictatorship falls, and complete their biographies for curious readers of the Tejada series.
Días de llamas
By Juan Iturralde
Price: $4.63 USD. Words: 181,410. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2010 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction
Madrid, 1936. Los militares golpistas se han levantado contra la República. Tomás Labayen, juez de instrucción perteneciente a una familia de clase media con raíces militares, vive en un dilema: por un lado su lealtad republicana, por otro sus escrúpulos morales frente a los excesos de los revolucionarios. ¿Qué hacer?
The Social Function of the Poster
By Kathryn McAlister
Price: $50.00 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Josep Renau was an influential Spanish artist, intellectual, and political activist during the Spanish Civil War, and one of the first of his peers to assess the poster’s role in society. In this treatise, first published in 1937, the artist records the history of the poster, establishes its taxonomy, and provides a critical analysis of mass-produced art that remains relevant today.
Hitler's Forgotten Secret Weapon
By Leonard James
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
The last great untold story of World War II, the career of Hitler’s “Super Fighter” intended to destroy the RAF in the Battle of Britain and why it never succeeded. The super-secret Heinkel He113 fighter was designed to be a high-speed, high-altitude fighter that could outperform, outgun and outfight any other aircraft in the world when it entered service with the Luftwaffe in 1940.
Cuba en Tiempo de Guerra
By Richard Harding Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2010 by Editorial Medí. Category: Nonfiction
Este controvercial libro de 1898 es un temprano ejemplo del poder manipulador de la prensa. Davis presentó informes vibrantes y dramáticos que pueden haber llevado a Estados Unidos a un conflicto internacional: El inicio de la Guerra Hispano-Americana. Aquí está la historia de Davis sobre la devastadora guerra en Cuba. Su narrativa pudo haber cambiado el curso de asuntos internacionales.
After Goya
By Haarlson Phillipps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
When a young woman is bequeathed two paintings - presumed destroyed during the siege of Madrid in 1936 - a simple errand becomes a deadly chase. The new blood of Europe encounters the old Blood of Spain, revealing secret allegiances and ambitions of power, as an international cast of characters journey to the dark soul of Spain's ignoble past.
Lost in Spain
By John Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
It's 1936. Ted Ryan is fifteen, Canadian and caught in the chaos of the opening days of the Spanish Civil War. His father is missing and his only chance of finding him is Dolores, a beautiful Spanish revolutionary who can explain what is going on, but cannot protect either of them from the fighting raging all around. Ted is determined, but can he survive this strange and dangerous world.
A Second in Time
By Carole McEntee-Taylor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,990. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
A Second in Time takes the reader on a roller coaster of emotion from the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s to the austerity of Cold War 1950s. An epic odyssey of love, obsession, jealousy, hatred and betrayal as the lives of three ordinary people are changed by decisions and events beyond their control.
Inside the Tortilla: A Journey in Search of Authenticity
By Paul Read
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Life has a habit of throwing obstacles in your path for a good reason. When two nomads set out on an epic journey into the heart of the Deep South of Spain in search of a town that still cooked it's food rather than shopped for it, they discover something more than a simple recipe. Bill Bryson meets Laurie Lee in this captivating account of the search for authenticity in the home of the tortilla.
George Orwell: An Introduction to the Man and his Work
By Andrew Means
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The life and writing of novelist and essayist George Orwell, from his childhood in England to his masterpieces, Animal Farm and 1984, and finally his death from tuberculosis in 1950.