La Gesta del Marrano (Spanish Edition) [Marcos Aguinis] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Classical Studies, Spanish Studies, Latin. La Gesta del Marrano La Gesta del Marrano (Against the Inquisition) is an Argentine novel, written by renowned prize-winning Argentinian author Marcos. 2 quotes from La Gesta del Marrano: ‘I know that, in speaking the truth, I am placing my life at risk. I may already be condemned, yet I am filled with p.
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As they began to conquer the country, their culture and influence spread throughout the nation. Francisco is a Jew trying to find his way during the inquisition in the s.
The sense of time and place is marrajo conveyed and the author manages to make a whole era and way of life come alive. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The author has done a fantastic job of bringing Francisco to life.
The depth of characters and the amount of detail in the book meant I felt like I was actually there in space and time, even when I read most of it on the train! Some may be the translation but surely not all. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
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Against the Inquisition by Marcos Aguinis
The peninsulares had a distinctly higher social rank than the criollos even though their only difference was their place of birth. Trained in medical studies, music and psychoanalysis, his work and his thoughts are focused on the notions of independence, democracy and rejection of authoritarianism.
Providing a flavor of historical Peru, and the collision between Judaism an the Catholic Church. The detail and the pacing were just too far marrrano for me to give it more.
For more guidance, see Wikipedia: The novel is set in South America in the early s, when the Inquisition was in force across various countries ruled by Spain, routing out heretics and Jews.
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The Passion According to Carmela. The detail made for heavy going, though its hard in hindsight to An interesting but sometimes agonising novel I struggled with with one greatly.
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Write a customer review. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. One thing I did like is that the author brought Francesco ,a life for me, and I empathised with the character throughout the book.
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In the last half of the book Fran Based on true events.