Category Archives: Lydie Salvayre

Cry, Mother Spain – Lydie Salvayre

‘Until now, I had never felt the urge to roll doglike (but in a literary sense) in my mother’s memories of the Spanish Civil War nor even to read any books on the subject. Yet now I feel the time … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

I’m off to the land of sun, sea and demons (i.e. Mallorca) at the end of the week, so I thought I’d share with you my holiday reading. Strangely, my selection has been pretty painless compared to previous holidays where … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

It’s a cold and wet and dark day in Manchester so my thoughts, naturally, turn to my upcoming holiday in Mallorca and what books to take. (And yes, the postcard above is from the place I’m going to!) I LOVE … Continue reading

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