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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 30 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Horseman
    Horseman's Song - by Ben Pastor

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912242115 | ISBN 10: 1912242117

    The sixth in the Martin Bora WWII mystery series.   Spain, July 1937. The tragic prelude to World War II is played out in the Spanish Civil War. Among Franco’s troops is Martin Bora, the young German officer and detective, assigned to the Sp ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Impostor by Javier Cercas
    The Impostor - by Javier Cercas

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780857056528 | ISBN 10: 0857056522

    Translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne.   But who is Enric Marco? A veteran of the Spanish Civil War, a fighter against fascism, an impassioned campaigner for justice, and a survivor of the Nazi death camps? Or, is he simply an old man wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Low Voices by Manuel Rivas
    The Low Voices - by Manuel Rivas

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099597438 | ISBN 10: 0099597438

    Manuel is growing up in Franco's Spain. He adores his elder sister, María, and they are watched over by their mother, who enjoys reciting poetry, and their father, a construction worker with vertigo. Beyond the walls of the house, he encounters chat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wolf Moon by Julio Llamazares
    Wolf Moon - by Julio Llamazares

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780720619454 | ISBN 10: 0720619459

    Defeated by the Nationalists, four Republican fugitives flee into the Cantabrian mountains at the end of the Spanish Civil War. They are on the run, skirmishing with the Guardia Civil, knowing that surrender means death. Wounded and hungry they are f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cry Mother Spain by Lydie Salvayre
    Cry Mother Spain - by Lydie Salvayre

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857054524 | ISBN 10: 085705452x

    A powerful account of the early days of the Spanish Civil War, seen through the eyes of a young girl.  Aged fifteen, as Franco's forces begin their murderous purges and cities across Spain rise up against the old order, Montse has never heard ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
    Hot Milk - by Deborah Levy

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241968031 | ISBN 10: 0241968038

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2016   Plunge into this hypnotic tale of female sexuality and power - from the Man Booker shortlisted author of Swimming Home.   Two women arrive in a village on th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alberto
    Alberto's Lost Birthday - by Diana Rosie

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447293033 | ISBN 10: 1447293037

    A little boy and his grandfather embark on a quest to find the old man's missing birthday in Diana Rosie's debut novel, Alberto's Lost Birthday.   Alberto is an old man. But he doesn't know how old - he remembers nothing before his arrival at ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Body in Barcelona by Jason Webster
    A Body in Barcelona - by Jason Webster

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099598268 | ISBN 10: 0099598264

    Tensions in Spain are rising: political violence and social unrest have suddenly re-emerged. Madrid is trying to keep a tight leash on Catalonia, where the call for independence is getting louder by the day. The last time Barcelona moved to break awa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Whispering City by Sara Moliner
    The Whispering City - by Sara Moliner

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349139951 | ISBN 10: 0349139954

    An intricate, atmospheric and utterly gripping mystery in the vein of Carlos Ruiz Zafn's novels, in the 1950s Barcelona of The Whispering City violence and rumour are rife, and every secret can be lethal.  Winner of an English PEN 'PEN Transla ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Calligraphy of Dreams by Juan Mars
    The Calligraphy of Dreams - by Juan Mars

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782064886 | ISBN 10: 1782064885

    Young minds meet adult passions in a Spanish counterpart to L.P. Hartley's The Go-Between - by the winner of the Cervantes Prize  When Seora Mir lays her body across the abandoned tracks for a tram that will never arrive, she presents Ringo Ki ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birth of Our Power by Victor Serge
    Birth of Our Power - by Victor Serge

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629630304 | ISBN 10: 1629630306

    Birth of Our Power is an epic novel set in Spain, France, and Russia during the heady revolutionary years 19171919. Serge's tale begins in the spring of 1917, the third year of mass slaughter in the blood-and-rain-soaked trenches of World War I. Whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man Who Loved Dogs by Leonardo Padura
    The Man Who Loved Dogs - by Leonardo Padura

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908524447 | ISBN 10: 1908524448

    Cuban writer Ivn Crdenas Maturell meets a mysterious foreigner on a Havana beach who is always in the company of two Russian wolfhounds. Ivan quickly names him the man who loved dogs. The man eventually confesses that he is actually Ramn Mercade ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Watcher in the Shadows by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    The Watcher in the Shadows - by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780753829257 | ISBN 10: 0753829258

    A mysterious toymaker who lives as a recluse in an old mansion, surrounded by the mechanical beings he has created... an enigma surrounding strange lights that shine through the mists that envelop the small island on which the old lighthouse stands.. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Infatuations by Javier Marias
    The Infatuations - by Javier Marias

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241958490 | ISBN 10: 0241958490

    The Infatuations is a metaphysical murder mystery and a stunningly original literary achievement by Javier Maras, the internationally acclaimed author of A Heart So White and Your Face Tomorrow.   Every day, Mara Dolz stops for breakfast a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner
    Leaving the Atocha Station - by Ben Lerner

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847086914 | ISBN 10: 1847086918

    Adam Gordon is a brilliant, if highly unreliable, young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, struggling to establish his sense of self and his attitude towards art. Fuelled by strong coffee and self-prescribed tranquillizers, Adam's ' ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Assassin
    The Assassin's Mark - by David Ebsworth

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781321003 | ISBN 10: 1781321000

    September 1938. Spain's Civil War has been raging for two years, the outcome still in the balance. But rebel General Francisco Franco y Bahamonde is so confident of winning that he has opened up battlefield tourism along the country's north coast. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    The Prisoner of Heaven - by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780222851 | ISBN 10: 1780222858

    You've read The Shadow of the Wind - now read what happens next ... Includes Reading Group Notes. The Prisoner of Heaven returns to the world of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and the Sempere & Sons bookshop. It begins just before Christmas ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sentinel by Mark Oldfield
    The Sentinel - by Mark Oldfield

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908800671 | ISBN 10: 1908800674

    1936, Badajoz: His unit defeated, his ammunition spent, a boy-soldier flees into the hills pursued by Franco's shock-troops. He will need more than luck to survive the day.   1953, Madrid: Amid snow-bound streets, the head of Franco's secret p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Anatomy of a Moment by Javier Cercas
    The Anatomy of a Moment - by Javier Cercas

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408822104 | ISBN 10: 1408822105

    In February 1981, just as Spain was finally leaving Franco's dictatorship and during the first democratic vote in parliament for a new prime minister - Colonel Tejero and a band of right-wing soldiers burst into the Spanish parliament and began firin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wrong Blood by Manuel De Lope, translated by John Cullen
    The Wrong Blood - by Manuel De Lope, translated by John Cullen

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099551850 | ISBN 10: 0099551853

    An hypnotic read from a master storyteller about a secret pact between two women during the Spanish Civil War.  On the cusp of the Spanish Civil War in a coastal village in the Basque country, three men stop off at Extarris bar on their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heart of Tango by Elia Barcel, translated by David Frye
    Heart of Tango - by Elia Barcel, translated by David Frye

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849164078 | ISBN 10: 184916407x

    Natalia is to be married to a German sailor much older than herself, but two days before the wedding she meets Diego, a mysterious young dancer, and they fall immediately in love. When he serenades her on the eve of the ceremony, Natalia's father unw ... more

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  • Cover image of book Granta 113: The Best of Young Spanish Novelists by Various authors
    Granta 113: The Best of Young Spanish Novelists - by Various authors

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781905881239 | ISBN 10: 1905881231

    From Borges to Bolao, the Spanish language has given us some of the most beloved writers of the 20th and 21st centuries. But as the reach of Spanish-language culture extends far beyond Spain and Latin America, and as the US tilts towards a majority ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Angel
    The Angel's Game - by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780753826492 | ISBN 10: 0753826496

    In an abandoned mansion at the heart of Barcelona, a young man - David Martin - makes his living by writing sensationalist novels under a pseudonym. The survivor of a troubled childhood, he has taken refuge in the world of books, and spends his night ... more

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  • Cover image of book See How Much I Love You by Luis Leante
    See How Much I Love You - by Luis Leante

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780714531540 | ISBN 10: 0714531545

    When Montse and Santiago meet as teenagers in 70s Barcelona they have little idea where their summer romance will lead. After they break up, in spite of Montse's pregnancy, Santiago decides to spend his military service as far away from her as p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Speed of Light by Javier Cercas
    The Speed of Light - by Javier Cercas

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747585916 | ISBN 10: 0747585911

    An aspiring young writer from Spain begins work as a teaching assistant on a Midwestern campus and finds himself sharing an office with Rodney Falk, a taciturn Vietnam veteran of strange ways and few friends. But when Rodney suddenly disappears the n ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Word from Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza
    No Word from Gurb - by Eduardo Mendoza

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846590160 | ISBN 10: 1846590167

    A shape-shifting extraterrestrial named Gurb has disappeared in Barcelona, having assumed the form of Madonna, whose image he glimpses on a street poster. His partner, desperate to get him back, goes about trying to find him in a more discreet guise ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Colour of a Dog Running Away by Richard Gwyn
    The Colour of a Dog Running Away - by Richard Gwyn

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781902638720 | ISBN 10: 1902638727

    A contemporary mystery set in the bohemian under-belly of Barecelona. This novel skillfully combines a gothic tale of a 13th century Carthar cult with an urban thriller."The love story, the black humour, the sinister thriller element, the evocation o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tenant and The Motive by Javier Cercas
    The Tenant and The Motive - by Javier Cercas

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747578970 | ISBN 10: 0747578974

    The Tenant and The Motive are two darkly humorous novellas from the award-winning author of Soldiers of Salamis.  The Tenant is the mischievous story of Mario Rota, a linguistics professor whose life starts to unravel after he twists his ankle w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man Who Killed Durruti by Pedro de Paz
    The Man Who Killed Durruti - by Pedro de Paz

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781873976265 | ISBN 10: 1873976267

    A former policeman, now a Major in the Spanish Republican Army, is sent to Madrid to investigate the circumstances in which the legendary anarchist was killed. In his search for the truth he interviews the key witnesses and uncovers a number of contr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lizard Tails by Juan Marse
    Lizard Tails - by Juan Marse

    £6.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099455172 | ISBN 10: 009945517x

    In this masterly and unforgettable evocation of childhood and adolescence, Marse paints a picture of family life in a suburb of Barcelona at the end of World War II and in the aftermath of Spain's harrowing Civil War. David's alcoholic father, w ... more

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