The Resource An Englishman in Madrid, Eduardo Mendoza ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor

An Englishman in Madrid, Eduardo Mendoza ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor

Label
An Englishman in Madrid
Title
An Englishman in Madrid
Statement of responsibility
Eduardo Mendoza ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"Anthony Whitelands, an English art historian, is invited to Madrid to value an aristocrat's collection. 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 duque's daughter Paquita reveals a secret and genuine treasure, held for years in the cellars of her ancestral home. Afraid that the duque 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."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
863.64
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
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An Englishman in Madrid, Eduardo Mendoza ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor
Label
An Englishman in Madrid, Eduardo Mendoza ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14823944
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24 cm.
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Extent
379 pages
Isbn
9780857051899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780857051899
  • (OCoLC)822959388
  • (AuCNLKIN)000050830945

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