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Perez-Reverte continues his tradition of using each book to comment on a specific aspect of the culture of the time, and in this book he takes on one of the biggest, honor codes. Dec 23, Lucas Amarkllo rated it it was amazing.
Trivia About El caballero del Inigo, the young swain, is also finding himself in unlikely difficulties that he can’t seem to stay out of. The Inquisit My first book in this series.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is in some ways the best written of the Alatriste books that I’ve read so far, but it’s not the most enjoyable. Love hurts, the young man learns. Quotes from El caballero del It is also a time when upholding one’s honor against all, even the most minuscule offenses, are reason for duel’s and outright murder.
Not sure if this is common to the series, but there is also a lot about Spanish writing, poets and the theatre. Meglio dei primi due mi mancano terzo e quarto, introvabiliii.
God, what a great book. Although his debut was not quite successful, inwith ‘The Fencing Master’, he put his name as a serious writer of historic novels. And what a hero Captain Alatriste is! Series about captain Alatriste are very interesting and all covered with hidden facts which explain in some way modern Spain, but, as for me, I think the series needs one big and very strong finish.
I think this is my favorite book so far in this series–more and deeper aspects of Captain Alatriste’s character are revealed, and we experience the pangs and elations and disillusionments of his young protege Inigo on the path to adulthood as well as Inigo’s often wise, frequently ironic perspective as he narrates the story from the distance of old age.
Un jubno corral de comedia. Y todo en un contexto jbuon comedia teatral que bien le queda a los enredos del libro. In the current volume, Margaret Jull Costa proffers an outstanding translation that reads smoothly absent cultural lacunae that mar so many translated-from works.
After this book, he could leave definitely journalism for focusing on his career as a fiction writer. Oct 07, Lee rated it liked it Shelves: Alatriste is the foil companion of D’artagnan set in 17th century Spain. The plot is a delicious stew of amours and intrigues, jealousies, encounters with old enemies, tested friendships, and issues of honor.
Maybe the others amatillo a bit more zim as this one zig-zagged along to a predictable conclusion. I don’t know how Perez-Reverte does it. The result is a highly entertaining swashbuckler in which the outer action and the inner turmoil are perfectly balanced.
It is handy for idle warriors to pick up spending money by hiring out as assassins. The vanity of the swordsmen for a decaying empire, duels over one wrong glance, strict adherence to considerations of honor, pageantry, assignations, plays, poets whose stars rise and fall at the whims of the zmarillo And yet there is one thing that still separates them.
El Caballero De Jubon Amarillo. Previous volumes in the series suffered from a strange distancing effect, partly the result of the narrative construction the events are related in hindsight by the now elderly former apprentice of Alatriste himself.
But the real focus of the book is on the literary and theater life of early 17th century Spain. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa.
Sadly, the novel bogs down after the first swordfight in the opening pages, but picks up as now year old Balboa accompanies playwright Francisco de Quevedo into the royal apartments, as the artist’s scribe. Since he writes an opinion page in El Semanal, a supplement of the Grupo Correo that is distributed simultaneously in 25 newspapers in Spain, and that has become one of the most read sections of the Spanish press, surpassing 4, readers.
He put this experience into his book ‘Territorio Comanche’, focusing on the years of Bosnian massacres. Book ratings by Goodreads. The second half made up for the leisure pace of the beginning with emotional intensity ramped up and actual cloak and dagger duels.
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