Madrid After Dark: A Nocturnal Exploration

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Introduces visitors to the nocturnal allure of Madrid not found in guidebooks. In 1762 the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau observed that we are blind half our lives because of what we miss during the night. Yet we fear the dark, and are led to believe that bad things happen during the small hours, especially in cities. This is when insomniacs, psychopaths, and photophobicsthose who are afraid of the lightroam the streets; the time when normal people should be tucked up in their beds. The Elizabethan playwright Thomas ...

Madrid After Dark: A Nocturnal Exploration 2017, Interlink Books

ISBN-13: 9781566560474

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