Chorche@Purnas en o Zierzo points out a delicious detail of Victor Alexandre’s hagiographic account of Catalan neo-fascist leader Carod-Rovira’s tête-á-tête with Basque terrorists last January: the Spanish version of The Carod Case is subtitled “details of the meeting with ETA and their consequences”, while the Catalan edition caters to the needs of the clinically paranoid with the tag “50 days of the political lynching of a nation”. Yeah!
- Is Javier Cercas a necromancer?
How else to explain his repeated use of the motif “políticamente * y personalmente roto” in Anatomía de un instante?
- More nationalist crap
Still looking for a name for my movement dedicated to throwing off the Provençal-Catalan yoke and restoring decent, pre-Roman values, I
- Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo on George Borrow
In between pints of Summer Lightning I’ve been reading bits of Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo’s account of heresy in Spain, Historia de
- Franco’s Catalans
There’s so much dreadful journalism in Catalonia that it’s a great relief to read Xavier Rius, head hontxo over at e-noticies.com.
- ETA bomb in Catalonia
The “150kg ETA bomb” on the beach at Sant Carles de la Ràpita is an obvious hoax designed by PP-puppet Zapatero