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by Michael Jacobs

  • ISBN: 1873429363
  • Category: Reference
  • Author: Michael Jacobs
  • Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Pallas Athene (May 1, 2003)
  • Pages: 224 pages
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In this book, Michael Jacobs follows the trail of the Moors of Spain, exiled from their last kingdom of Granada in 1492. This extraordinary journey takes in ruins and discos in Andalucía, masseurs and literary lions in Morocco, before finishing in the mud mosques of Timbuktu, where families still keep the key to the house in Granada that they 500 years ago. On the way Jaco In this book, Michael Jacobs follows the trail of the Moors of Spain, exiled from their last kingdom of Granada in 1492. Lists with This Book. On the way Jacobs conjures up a cast of irrepressibly alluring adulterers, louche fixers, kings, professors, poets, cobblers, and voyagers, in a kaleidoscope of fiction, history, journey, and imagination

In this book, Michael Jacobs follows the trail of the Moors of Spain, exiled from their last kingdom of Granada in 1492. This extraordinary journey takes in ruins and discos in Andalucia, masseurs and literary lions in Morocco, before finishing in the mud mosques of Timbuktu, where families still keep the key to the house in Granada that they500 years ago. On the way Jacobs conjures up a cast of irrepressibly alluring adulterers, louche fixers, kings, professors, poets, cobblers, and voyagers, in a kaleidoscope of fiction, history, journey, and imagination.

book, Michael Jacobs follows the trail of the Moors of Spain, exiled from their last kingdom of Granada in 1492.

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Jacobs' writing initially specialised in introducing Fine Art to the general reader In The Glow Of The Phantom Palace (2003). Madrid for Pleasure (2003).

Jacobs' writing initially specialised in introducing Fine Art to the general reader. He continued with these works but latterly produced books which capture the day-to-day life especially of Latin countries and relate that to an historical and political context  . In The Glow Of The Phantom Palace (2003).

The Alhambra in Granada, Spain, is a spectacular fortress and palace of the Moorish and Christian styles from the last . It’s far less preserved than the rest of the Alhambra. Walking though the weatherworn walls feels like stepping back in time

The Alhambra in Granada, Spain, is a spectacular fortress and palace of the Moorish and Christian styles from the last half a millennium (and beyond). Here’s a what it looks like on the inside. Walking though the weatherworn walls feels like stepping back in time. Climb the foremost tower, and you can enjoy a view of the alcazaba, Granada, and the Sierra Nevadas in the distance. With your entrance ticket, you’re given a specific time to tour the Nasrid Palaces.

Michael Jacobs (15 October 1952 – 11 January 2014) was a writer of Irish/Italian ancestry, born in Genoa, with particular interest in Travel, History of Art, Spain, Latin America and .

Michael Jacobs (15 October 1952 – 11 January 2014) was a writer of Irish/Italian ancestry, born in Genoa, with particular interest in Travel, History of Art, Spain, Latin America and Gastronomy. His most successful popular work in both English and Spanish has been The Factory of Light: Tales from my Andalucian Village (2004), a true story but with a flavour of the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez. YouTube Encyclopedic. The Factory of Light: Tales From My Andalucian Village (2004). Ghost Train Through the Andes: On My Grandfather's Trail in Chile and Bolivia (2006).

In this book, Michael Jacobs follows the trail of the Moors of Spain, exiled from their last kingdom of Granada in 1492. This extraordinary journey takes in ruins and discos in Andalucía, masseurs and literary lions in Morocco, before finishing in the mud mosques of Timbuktu, where families still keep the key to the house in Granada that they 500 years ago. On the way Jacobs conjures up a cast of irrepressibly alluring adulterers, louche fixers, kings, professors, poets, cobblers, and voyagers, in a kaleidoscope of fiction, history, journey, and imagination.

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