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Either you kill the bull, or the bull kills you – traditional proverb.

Chief Inspector Max Cámara hates bullfighting, but one hot afternoon in Valencia he has to judge a festival corrida starring Spain’s most famous young matador. That night he is back in the ring, and what he finds on the bloodstained sand shocks the city of Valencia to its core. As Cámara hunts his prey through the streets and bars, firecrackers echo for the festival of Fallas, and the town hall election. The anti-bullfighting campaigners and the breeders of prize beasts fight to the death. The bullring is a test of virility, but should it be a site of national pride or shame?


Or The Bull Kills You: a reading – Jason Webster


Promotional film for Jason Webster’s book Sacred Sierra: A Year on a Spanish Mountain

Background image "Orange Mood" by Pensiero on Flickr ¦ Radfoot