The Anarchist Who Shared My Name
Pablo Martín Sánchez

The Anarchist Who Shared My Name

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When Pablo Mart n S nchez discovers that he shares his name with a Spanish anarchist who was executed in 1924 for the attempted overthrow of Primo de Rivera's dictatorship, he sets out to reconstruct his life story. Through references to key events in Europe's history, including the sinking of the Titanic and the Battle of Verdun, and the influence of intellectuals such as Miguel de Unamuno and Victor Blasco Iba ez, The Anarchist Who Shared My Name elegantly captures the life of a man who sought to resist political injustice and paid the ultimate price for his protest. Mart n S nchez's thrilling tale is the unsettling chronicle of a dark chapter in Spanish history, as courageous as it is timely.


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Published by: Deep Vellum Publishing
Translated by: Jeff Diteman
Pub date: 12/04/2018
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 600
ISBN: 9781941920718
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    When Pablo Mart n S nchez discovers that he shares his name with a Spanish anarchist who was executed in 1924 for the attempted overthrow of Primo de Rivera's dictatorship, he sets out to reconstruct his life story. Through references to key events in Europe's history, including the sinking of the Titanic and the Battle of Verdun, and the influence of intellectuals such as Miguel de Unamuno and Victor Blasco Iba ez, The Anarchist Who Shared My Name elegantly captures the life of a man who sought to resist political injustice and paid the ultimate price for his protest. Mart n S nchez's thrilling tale is the unsettling chronicle of a dark chapter in Spanish history, as courageous as it is timely.