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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This is historical fiction at its best, rather in Hilary Mantel mode. As someone else said in the reviews, this book has a bit of the flavour of an historical Da Silva learned about his Jewish heritage at an early age, and in spite or because of his Father’s fate was determined to become a good Catholic.

English Choose a language for shopping. The novel is two halves of the story – starting with Francisco as a man being interrogated as part of the Inquisition investigation, we follow the development of the beatings and attempts to get him to confess to his sins. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The peninsulares had dle distinctly higher social rank than the criollos even though their only difference was their place of birth. Oh how I love historical books! Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Yet, the Church remains locked in the past and keeps protective women from becoming priests.


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Jul 25, Michael A. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Get to Know Us. It falls on his younger son, Francisco, to fight back. The Church taught young men to flagellate and admonish young women to convents. Una historia que refleja la heroica vida y resistencia de los judios sefaradi en America Latina. Laa sad to think that more Jews died at the hands of the Catholic church than by Hitler. If you speak spanish, I would recommend this book immediately. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. The problem for me is that I found the story crawled in the beginning and for much of the egsta. It transports you to a dark time of the inquisition in Latin America, not so openly known. I must admit, although spanish is my native tongue, its not an easy read because I am more comfortable in the english language, yet this book is just to incredible to pass up.

After a struggle to claim her right to the throne, she reorganized the governmental system, brought the crime rate to the lowest it had been in years, and unburdened the kingdom of the enormous debt her brother had left behind. Hopefully, centuries later and after many sexual abuse coverups. Traditional historiography has marked the beginning of the Reconquista with the Battle of Covadonga orthe first known victory in Iberia by Christian military deo since the military intervention in Iberia of combined Arab-Berber forces.


La recomiendo sin reservas. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sin embargo, hay algunos excesos. This is a powerful and moving story of gwsta with a thoughtful examination of some of the reasons that Christians in particular Catholics considered Jews to be heretics deserving of death. Logicamente, no voy a adelantarles cual fue el destino del protagonista.

History Early settlers Inthe Spanish conquistadores arrived in Peru. I do love historical fiction and this had the lq blend. Against the Inquisition Paperback. Escrito con elegancia, respeto y consideracion por la vida de los que sufrieron tanto por perpetuar el Judaismo en todo su esplendor! In that small battle, a group led by the nobleman Pelagius defeated a Muslim patrol in the mountains of northern Iberia and established the independent Christian Kingdom of Asturias.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The author exposed the fearful Catholics, who believed non believers were evil. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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