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As Jupiter castrated Rebolleso, so the church has tried to castrate all of us. Through him we encounter the Marquise de Pompadour, Voltaire, Hume, Lavoisier, Diderot, Mozart, Rousseau, and such colorful secondary characters as an innkeeper’s bawdy daughter, a lust-ridden priest, and a political zealot who dies accused of attempted regicide.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Fausto Rasero, a young Spanish nobleman, settles in Paris, the hub of European intellectual life in the eighteenth century. Penguin Books December 1, Language: But it is his love for a beautiful young widow from Mexico that transforms him and ultimately moves Rasero toward the wisdom he has long sought.

Rasero / Squeegee : O El Sueño De La Razón / or the Sleep of Reason

Court protocol required that Louis not join her as she was dying or allow her to die in Versaille, where only members of the Royal Family may die. I got so mad when I got to the last chapter of the book as it was coming to an end. Goya then illustrates Raaero book of world crisis based on his vision. Goodreads helps rfancisco keep track of books you want to read. If you are a seller for rebbolledo product, would you like to suggest updates through crancisco support?


Both his benefactor Frederick and great opponent Catholicism influenced his thinking, writing, and philosophy. Lists with This Book. At pages, the book requires a committment.

Above all, images of war: Kristina rated it liked it Oct 21, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Open Preview See a Problem? Preview — Rasero by Francisco Rebolledo. Eric Pabon rated it it was amazing Dec 02, But it is the struggle between centrist, populist Danton and the ideologically pure Robespierre, that creates the major drama of the terror. We see the rise of Danton, a lawyer of great personal appeal and physical size.

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When we meet Rasero in the s, the year-old Spanish noble is a quiet, contemplative man still coming to terms with a grotesque malady: Rasero settles in Paris, the hub of European intellectual life. In his prodigious first novel, Francisco Rebolledo brings to life a heady mix of eighteenth-century politics, desire, philosophy, science, and art, showing us in this vanished world, with all its contradictions and rrancisco, a troubled counterpart to our own.

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The soul is that of Fausto Rasero, a young Spaniard hungry for wisdom. Jonathon Swanson rated it it was ok Nov 08, And what a peculiar hero Rasero is – bald since birth, sexually and intellectually precocious at his wet nurse’s breast, passionate in manhood, tolerant, warmhearted. Rassero are many walk on historic characters: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Early in the novel, Rasero is able to transcribe the book of Revelations by St. Louis XV was interested in his hunting and sexual conquests whereas Louis XVI was more of a family man who was under undo influence from his wife, Marie Antoinette. Then his legs and arms are pulled off by 4 horses. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Ricardo Mtz rated it liked it Jul 01, Rebolledo wishes to contract this extreme public execution with the emerging thought of the Enlightment thinkers.


A climax of sorts is reached when Fausto debates political theory with Robespierre, Rousseau, and Danton, among others, just before the Revolution drives him out of Paris.

He sees vision when he has orgasm, and these visions of 20th Century horrors remind us that 18th Century horrors and francjsco Century horrors have much in common.

Throughout the book he has encounters with these extraordinary individuals who helped shaped the world they lived in.

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