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Hugh Thomas

Hugh Thomas is the author of numerous works of history, including Conquest: Montezuma, Cortés, and the Fall of Old Mexico and Cuba, or The Pursuit of Freedom. He lives in London.

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The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volume I
Written by Miklos Banffy, Introduction by Hugh Thomas
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | July 2013
$30.00/34.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-71229-6 (0-375-71229-1)

**Washington Post  Best Books of 2013**

The celebrated TRANSYLVANIAN TRILOGY by Count Miklós Bánffy is a stunning historical epic set in the lost world of the Hungarian aristocracy just before World War I. Written in the 1930s and first discovered by the English-speaking world after the fall of communism in Hungary, Bánffy’s... Read more






Fortunata and Jacinta
Written by Benito Perez Galdos, Introduction by Hugh Thomas
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | January 19, 2016
$32.00/41.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-90765-8 (1-101-90765-7)

Here is the masterpiece by the father of the modern Spanish novel: a tour de force of nineteenth-century fiction, a tale of jealousy and adultery--set against a vividly drawn panorama of Madrid.

In Spain, Benito Pérez Galdós is revered as the heir to Cervantes, a literary giant read alongside Dickens, Balzac, Flaubert... Read more






The Monk
Written by Matthew Lewis, Introduction by Hugh Thomas
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2002
$23.00/33.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75916-1 (0-375-75916-6)

When Matthew Lewis’s The Monk was published in 1796, readers were shocked by this gripping and horrific novel. Lewis’s story, which drove the House of Commons—of which he was a member—to deem him licentious and perverse, follows the abbot Ambrosio as he is tempted into a world of incest, murder, and... Read more






Cuba
Written by Hugh Thomas
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | February 2013
$20.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-80424-2 (0-345-80424-4)

La isla de Cuba fue, desde la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII, un territorio clave para el control del tráfico marítimo de las rutas hacia el Nuevo Mundo. Su privilegiada situación geo­gráfica y la mezcla de culturas y tradiciones han hecho de esta pequeña isla un lugar esencial en el Caribe... Read more






The Spanish Civil War
Written by Hugh Thomas
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | December 2001
$24.95/37.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75515-6 (0-375-75515-2)

A masterpiece of the historian’s art, Hugh Thomas’s The Spanish Civil War remains the best, most engrossing narrative of one of the most emblematic and misunderstood wars of the twentieth century. Revised and updated with significant new material, including new revelations about atrocities perpetrated against civilians by both sides in this... Read more






World Without End
Written by Hugh Thomas
Random House | Hardcover | August 11, 2015
$35.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-9811-5 (0-8129-9811-1)

Following Rivers of Gold and The Golden Empire and building on five centuries of scholarship, World Without End is the epic conclusion of an unprecedented three-volume history of the Spanish Empire from “one of the most productive and wide-ranging historians of modern times” (The New York Times Book Review).
 
The... Read more





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