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Having lived in Spain for years, British journalist Giles Tremlett knows the country well and presents a beautifully written, eye-opening look at the complex place, both its past and its present. Combining travelogue with social and political history, Tremlett visits various regions, discusses the March 2004 Madrid train bombings by Islamist radicals, examines the effects of the Spanish Civil War, and unearths truths about Francisco Franco's military dictatorship, among other things.
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Back in 1969, when Morocco's ancient capital was a hippie mecca, Crosby, Stills and Nash recorded their anthem 'Marrakesh Express'. Now, award-winning journalist Peter Millar uses what is now the country's best visited tourist destination as the embarkation point for a literally reverse-engineered train journey through this still exotic, diverse, and challenging North African country, struggling to maintain its unique blend of tradition and tolerance in the turbulent winds of the Arab…
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