Editorial Reviews. Review. Perez-Reverte writes with wit, narrative economy, a sharp eye for La piel del tambor (Spanish Edition) by [Pérez-Reverte, Arturo]. 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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As everybody knows when you are an 80 years old aristocrat lady mostly interested in bullfighting and other “saraos” artro have a lot of free time. Trivia About The Seville Commu Debolsillo; Original edition July 25, Language: Yet, it is clear he is an author in transition. Several deaths are associated with it. You would have got on well with Bernard de Clairvaux and his gang of Knights Templar.

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The church is small and dilapidated and is led by an elderly and old fashioned priest, Father Ferro. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Drop-dead handsome and elegantly tailored, Quart is the enigmatic agent dispatched to Seville to conduct the delicate and highly secret investigation. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Truthfully, I gave up on it half-way. Una iglesia barroca, en sevilla, que mata para defenderse. In fact one of my main issues is with pacing, where I often felt the plot was having a sedate siesta under the hot Andaluzian sun, waiting for the night and the narrow, meandering alleys of the old Santa Cruz district in order rambor get some progress made. As he switches phone networks, he leaves behind a kind of explosive charge that erases any trace of his route.


That you have petez read the very last sentence to get to know who the killer was may seem stylish, but hey hardly original, or is it?

He rebukes Quart’s taunts with a defiant declaration: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The characters were superficial and stereotypical, the rich were beautiful, the poor either “greasy” or grotesque. The story starts with a hacker gaining accessed the Pope’s personal computer to put a message about a small Seville church that is going to be demolished.

Gregorio Fernandez and Juan Martinez Montanes are two of the primary artists of the period. The book starts out with some intrigue about a break-in into the Pope’s [John Paul II; though he’s not specifically identified, there are references to his conservative politics, his staff including his successorand their ways and means, etc.

Una vision singular, probablemente realista de la Iglesia Catolica como industria, del sacerdocio, el celibato y la vocacion asi como la relacion de esta industria con la fe de sus seguidores. Aug 13, Gergana Karadjova rated it liked it. Also given up the author for the most part.

La Piel Del Tambor

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. Cardinal Iwaszkiewicz hopes for a misstep that can be blamed on his rival.

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Gets a bit overbearing. Revedte Kostov I would say that this book is a real bestseller! But again, great book. Obviously, no one provides any clues about the identity of the mysterious hacker. I could not put it down. The story-ostensibly a thriller-is set in motion when a hacker makes his way through to the pope’s personal computer leaving a message concerning a beleaguered church in Seville that kills to save itself. Was this book a best seller? And at least one person — a computer hacker nicknamed Vespers — believes that she kills to defend herself.

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Ashley rated it did not like it Jan 31, It’s quite a big cast of characters for a thriller, and my only complaint is lla they are bit theatrical – like actors following a script – especially the villains who prove rather inept and predictable in the end.


Ok, not really terrible but very ver predictable. Rome sends a troubleshooter to assess the situation and report back.

He started his journalistic career writing for the now-defunct newspaper Pueblo. Mar 28, MTK rated it liked it. Showing of 35 reviews. Both are about Vatican “hit men,” sent out to intervene in crimes that involve priests, churches, art, death. 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 during a search of my desk I deserved an F.

From this basic premise, Perez-Reverte develops an intricate dance of misdirection and mystery, bringing into the game quite a colourful cast of characters: They are Captain Xaloc and Carlotta Bruner, who met in Seville at the end of the XIX century – got separated by social conventions and intransigent families, making one leave to make his fortune by sailing to the Carribean, and the other to wait and watch from the tallest tower in town for a returning sail.

Me gusto mucho y recomiendo ampliamente los libros de este autor. Quart often regretted not having another kind of faith.