Paul Spike

 “Paul Spike first came to Deya from New York City in 1965, at the age of 17. He returned again over several wild summers during the Sixties, while a student at Columbia College in NYC, before moving there in 1972.  He wrote his second book, Photographs of My Father, in Toby Grunfeld's casita during that spring and summer, and a year later it was named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times and the New York Public Library. He went on to publish three more books of fiction before becoming a full-time journalist in London, the only American ever to edit Punch.  Years later, he  owned  a bar  called Ca'n Pep Mosso  in the  village.  He brought every woman he has ever loved to Deia  (Nora, Maureen, Alex, Sophia) and, as a result, he finds coming back to these sacred terraces...sort of tough."