Gerald Brenan


Biography of Gerald Brenan

Edward FitzGerald "Gerald" Brenan (7 April 1894 – 19 January 1987) was a British writer and Hispanist who spent much of his life in Spain.

He is best known for The Spanish Labyrinth, a historical work on the background to the Spanish Civil War, and for South from Granada: Seven Years in an Andalusian Village. He was awarded a CBE in the Diplomatic Service and Overseas List in 1982.

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