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Spain - PI Pepe Carvalho

Episode 8 of 15

The Pepe Carvalho novels by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán depict tensions in post-Franco Spain from 1975. Mark Lawson investigates.

In his Pepe Carvalho novels, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán created a Barcelona-based private eye with a gastronomic passion, whose investigations are set against political developments in post-Franco Spanish society.

Mark Lawson continues his series looking at European history through crime fiction - discussing the books of Montalbán with Antonio Hill and Jason Webster - whose own crime novels depict contemporary Spain.

Producer: Robyn Read

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2012.

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 9 May 2019 02:15

Broadcasts

  • Wed 31 Oct 2012 13:45
  • Wed 31 Jul 2013 14:15
  • Wed 12 Oct 2016 14:15
  • Thu 13 Oct 2016 02:15
  • Wed 8 May 2019 14:15
  • Thu 9 May 2019 02:15

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