1939- ; b. Dublin; ed. Quaker School, Waterford, and TCD; lecturer in
Spanish, QUB, 1962-68; ;ater at London University and Madrid; Death
of Lorca (Paris 1971; Lon 1973), banned in Spain, won Prix International
de la Presse at Nice Book Fest., 1972; translated into many languages; The English Vice (1976, US 1984), on flagellation; Jose Antonio
(1980), biography, winner of Planeta prize,; biography of Lorca, vol.
1 (Madrid 1984); other works on Spanish Civil War; Un Irlandes en Espãna
contains interviews with Spanish writers and politicos. DIW
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