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A Room with a Pew: Sleeping Our Way Through Spain's Ancient…

by Richard Starks, Miriam Murcutt

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First I will admit I did not finish this book. For all the well-written and interesting facts it contained about monasteries, it also contains frequent, mean-spirited comments and observations against the Catholic Church which I found extremely annoying and offensive. If I had to guess, I would say Mr. Starks had been raised Catholic - or by Catholic hating people. Perhaps a well-meaning, and most likely wise nun had once slapped him silly in class for being a spoiled and troublesome little brat. Just sayin' ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0762781459, Paperback)

An offbeat and entertaining account of a journey through Spain – staying only in ancient monasteries.

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This account of the authors' journey shows what it is like to turn your back on tourist Spain (and the hotels, pensions, and up-market paradors) and immerse yourself in the cowled world of Spain's ancient monasteries. This is not a guide book, but it does contain enough information for you to plan a similar journey of your own. The tone is irreverent at times, often amusing, but always respectful and entertaining.… (more)

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