The Alhambra Author:Washington Irving When Washington Irving played as a boy on the banks of the Hudson, his favorite game was to be a Red Indian on the war path, or a Spanish cavalier rescuing Granada from the Moors. — Many years later, in 1829, he went to Spain and lived for some time in the old Moorish palace which is in the heart of Granada. — No wonder there has never been a book... more » written about the Alhambra that is as well liked as this one. For into it went the dreams of his childhood, which became a lifelong interest, deepened by those weeks spent so happily with the "sons of the Alhambra."
(Taken from the foreword in the front of the book, as it is an old hardcover copy with no description on the back.)« less