Overview:An Englishman in Madrid - Anthony Whitelands, an English art historian, is invited to Madrid to value the collection of a Spanish duke. At a welcome lunch he encounters Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder and leader of the Falange, a nationalist party whose antics are bringing the country ever closer to civil war. The paintings turn out to be worthless, but before Whitelands can leave for London the duke's daughter Paquita reveals a secret and genuine treasure, held for years in the cellars of her ancestral home. Afraid that the duke will cash in his wealth to finance the Falange, the Spanish authorities resolve to keep a close eye on the Englishman, who is also being watched by his own embassy. As Whitelands - ever the fool for a pretty face - vies with Primo de Rivera for Paquita's affections, he learns of a final interested party: Madrid is crawling with Soviet spies, and Moscow will stop at nothing to secure the hidden prize.

This book is on page /ef28172a407799e584bbe1bbae7aeb68/book/1603725696-9781782068372. It was written by the following authors: Nick Caistor, Eduardo Mendoza. Book An Englishman in Madrid, which can be read online, published by the company: Quercus Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Fiction. The book was published on 2014-04-24. It has 384 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 275 g. File for download An Englishman in Madrid has PDF format and is called an-englishman-in-madrid.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our objectif-paleo.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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