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What is Love?

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Is love a gentle emotion that inspires sonnets, an all-consuming passion that drives people to desperate actions, an enigma that defies explanation, an absurdity that deserves to be ridiculed or a dangerous affliction that should come with a health warning? By Dunia Garcia-Ontiveros, Head of Bibliographic Services at The London Library, adapted from an article…

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The Spanish Civil War and The London Library

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This April marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), and in our latest blog post, Library cataloguer Anna Gonzalez Fort delves into shelfmark H. Spanish Civil War to find some remarkable volumes acquired during the conflict in the 1930s. The Spanish Civil War was fought from 17 July 1936…

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The Treasures of the Spanish Literature Collections

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By Anna Gonzalez-Fort   The Spanish literature collection is one of the largest foreign language literature collections in the Library and is actively added to with works by contemporary Spanish writers. Alongside the latest publications, in the open-access stacks members can find borrowable copies of a wide range of 20th, 19th and even some 18th…

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