Michael Jacobs, 1952-2014, Loved All Things Spanish Reply

Michael JacobsThe Obsever, January 19, 2014–Last Saturday, the world lost one of its most contagious and mischievous smiles, and twinkliest but keen-sighted pair of eyes: those of the traveller, travel writer and art historian Michael Jacobs, who died of cancer, which was diagnosed last September. Public reactions in Britain to Michael’s death came mainly from travel writers. But across the Spanish and Latin American literary world – where he had been serially honoured and bestowed with awards – he was hailed and mourned as one of its own.

Read more on The Guardian.com: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jan/19/michael-jacobs-travel-writer-obituary

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