Ian Gibson wins the 2012 Fernando Lara Prize

Ian Gibson, the leading hispanist author, has won the 27th Fernando Lara Prize for his novel La berlina de Prim, a crime thriller, based during the 1st Spanish Republic (11 February 1873 and 29 December 1874). Read the full story at Books4Spain.

You can find HERE the Berlina Coupé (a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage) used by General Joan Prim i Prats for his everyday transport. On 27 December 1870, in this carriage, General Prim suffered the terrorist attack in which he lost his life.

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