El Pergamino de la Seduccion EPB has ratings and reviews. Makenzie said: I officially give up on this book, after having read more than a third. Un novela extraordinaria de amor y locura, en la que un historiador y una joven estudiante investigan la enigmática vida de Juana la Loca. Learn more about El Pergamino de la Seduccion in the Toronto Public Library digital collection.
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The Scroll of Seduction by Gioconda Belli. The first is decidedly creepy I think mostly for the way it’s presented, because I have certainly read much creepier things than a relationship between a year-old and an older man and it ha I officially give up on this book, after having read more than a third of it.
It is made up of two stories: Returning in just before the Sandinista victory, she became FSLN’s international seduvcion liaison in and the director of State Communications in They didn’t serve to endear the main character to the reader and they certainly didn’t do anything to move the story forward.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Want to Read saving…. The minor and her lecturer are just as boring.
La autora me late como poeta. Manuel plays the part of Juana’s beloved husband, Phillipe, and easily seduces her. It seemed to me that this book was divided into two stories. She befriends a historian, Manuel, and his aunt, Aunt Agueda.
As a parallel story, it also tells the story of Lucia, an orphan from Central America, who is studying in a boarding school in Madrid. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And who was she making love to? He dresses her up like Juana and tells her the story. Try refreshing the page. The seduction part of the story would have been just fine if it weren’t for the strange and disorganized way the story was told.
I would It seemed to me that this book was divided into two stories.
Gioconda Belli como es costumbre, coloca a la mujer en el centro de la historia. I was really enjoying this laa. That and the fact that I found the book rather boring made it so I couldn’t read more than 40 or so pages. Belli continues publishing and maintains that poetry is her most important work.
While it’s dramatic and brillant the last chapter and epilogue are so short, so basic, so simple that it creates a lot of “but how? I would have loved to read about actual facts and delve more into the lq characters that surrounded Juana and her husband. And yes, there are numerous instances where sex becomes a major player in diplomacy.
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There were things that got in the way of my enjoyment and I didn’t finish this book. Eventually she came to be known as Juana the Mad. Lists with This Book. May 16, Rebecca rated it it was ok. Was she truly mad as insane or perhaps really, more appropriately pissed off as she was used as a pawn by her parents and her husband?
Melanie Malette rated it did not like it Jan 03, Published September 19th by Rayo first published Why prrgamino availability limited? Gioconda Belli, partly of Northern Italian descent, was an active participant in the Sandinista struggle against the Somoza dictatorship, and her work for the movement led to her being forced into exile in Mexico in Sep 19, Joy rated it it was ok.
Perhaps the rest of the book is more believable, but I have my doubts.
And for some inexplicable reason, whenever I did that, I felt a tickling sensation in my rectum. The book makes a good job of blurring the boundary between reality and hallucination. The main setup of the story is that Manuel first met Lucia in the Museo del Prado in Madrid, and remarked that Lucia resembles Juana La Loca very much, to the point that he invites her, a year-old student, in his house, in order to relive the story of Juana La Loca.
Y Juana siempre me ha parecido una reina atractiva, por loca, precisamente. Open Preview See a Problem?
Ich konnte mich wirklich in die Geschichte hineinfallen lassen und mit Johanna bzw. There are also many licenses taken by the author: Um livro muito bom, que recomendo!
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