Una atractiva historia de amor, codicia, fe, traición y asesinato. La Sevilla de Pérez-Reverte seduce a su protagonista y a sus lectores. La piel del tambor has ratings and reviews. Jord said: I found this book in a resort in the Caribbean, it took me two holidays to actually fini. James said: 3+ stars to Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s The Seville Communion, By the way I read it in Spanish where the title is “La piel del tambor.” I think this is his.
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Me gusto mucho y recomiendo ampliamente los libros de este autor. To ask other readers questions about The Seville Communionplease sign up. They believed in saving man here on earth, not waiting for the Kingdom of Heaven.
Despite the existential exploration that preoccupies much of the story, he also returns to the tonal color of mystery he opened with. Read more Read less. Overall, it was a disappointment. His mastery of all aspects of the Spanish languages, from the 17th-century dialogue in the Capitan Alatriste series, to the Mexican street language and Spanish drug slang to the 19th-century Tambo in “Trafalgar” have earned him a pl This brilliant story has a surprising ending. The setup in brief: And two people have died accidentally.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Strengths The cast of characters is dynamic and complex. Set up a giveaway. A municipal architect fell due to a loose balustrade; the tsmbor secretary was crushed by a chunk of debris from the ceiling.
One person found this helpful. I found much of my reading experience to be spoiled by stereotypical characters, sti 2.
He aruro my favorite modern writer. He is the embodiment of religious inversion. Political and financial interests including the archbishop of Seville want the church demolished to exploit the value of the real estate. And even after a fight in the dark where everybody fights and gets punched the beautiful young duchess is the only one who was kept immaculate, lol.
Their conversation is thick with careful formality that exudes even more menace. For me, this was not a fast read, which is a positive statement. Conceptually okay – a few ideas to contemplate.
The lead priest, Father Quart, has a lot of depth, and you feel his struggle throughout the novel. The book was written when PC’s were all the rage and a lot of the general population was still hazy about how they work. It is an interesting critical perspective on the Catholic church hierearchy and some shenanigans, and it can be instructive for the uninitiated -maybe, I suppose. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
From this basic premise, Perez-Reverte develops an intricate dance of misdirection and mystery, bringing into the game quite a colourful cast of characters: The set-up is intriguing. Strip away the emotional connections to history and art and all that remains is a monetary assessment. Gets a bit overbearing.
This is probably the reason why the author was unconvincing in writing about hackers, with a romantic view of secretive Robin Hoods attacking dek establishment with pretty animated tools, reminiscent of ‘s Hollywood movies: Cherrera rated it did revere like it Sep 04, A hacker breaks into the Vatican network to alert the Pope’s very own personal computer to the fact that there’s some dirty business going on concerning an ancient small church in Seville.
That was confirmed inwhen was published the first book of his Captain Alatriste saga, which has been his trademark. The seminary puts an indelible mark on even a man who got thrown out as quickly as I did I prefer to think it was my questions about the mis-translation of Song of Solomon chapter 7, verse 2; on the other hand, it probably had something to do with several fistfights, breaking a poolstick over someone’s head in the commons area, and the evidence of bad habits which was found pefez a search of my desk Una septuagenaria que bebe coca-cola.
La piel del tambor by Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1 star ratings)
The Nazarene certainly had had guts. There are additional characters drawn from the past as well as the story’s present. Mar 28, MTK rated it liked it.
It is wonderfully written with a series with exciting and unexpected twists. Carly rated it did not like it Jan 31, The story-ostensibly a thriller-is set in motion when a hacker makes his way through to the pope’s personal computer leaving a The star of this show was Seville, that Andalusian centuries old charmer wrapped in her robes of every sort of pageantry the history of Europe had to offer.
La piel del tambor / The Seville Communion
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The attempt at creating comic relief through the three inept criminals fell quite flat for me. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The characters are well enough wrought though only a few truly shine while most are just a bit better than cliche. To view it, click here.
I found it overall disappointing.