Military Movements Review: December

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

By David Sanchez

As predicted in my last article, 2020 left the best for last. A very busy month in the air was to be had as RAF transport visits continued unabated and at sea, we were treated to perhaps one of the most exciting arrivals in a very long time.

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Journey To A Dantean Inferno - Review Of M.G. Sanchez’s Gooseman

A review of M. G. Sanchez’s new novel Gooseman, published today, 9 December 2020.

By Humbert Hernandez

GOOSEMAN, the latest novel of celebrated Gibraltarian author M. G. Sanchez, is a meticulous record of a young man’s rites of passage. Set first in Gibraltar and later in the UK, it is a riveting study of a social misfit’s growth and ruin in his bid to secure an acceptable and accepted place in society.

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The Main Street ‘Don Juan’

Mark Sanchez – who recently received the Cultural Ambassador award at the 2nd Gibraltar Cultural Awards – has been writing about Gibraltar for the last fifteen years. In this period he has published novels, short stories, historical fiction, travelogues, family memoirs, books of essays, as well as shorter pieces for a range of different publications. He also been invited to speak about his books at different European universities and has seen his work discussed and lectured about by European and American academics.  Very soon he will be publishing Gooseman, his fourth full-length novel and thirteenth book on a Gibraltar-related subject. As part of the build-up to Gooseman’s release, we will be publishing a series of extracts from some of Mark’s fiction and non-fiction books.  Today we are publishing an extract from Solitude House, Sanchez’s second novel. Its protagonist and narrator is John Seracino, a sexist, womanising doctor who in the novel ends up getting a nasty comeuppance. In the passage below the devious and immoral Seracino explains the inspiration for his womanising methods:

The Main Street ‘Don Juan’

By M.G. Sanchez

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