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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Perez-Reverte has two kinds of books: Skip it -in either language from what I’ve heard; unless or until you’ve read much better offerings from this fine author. Aug 05, Liam rated it liked it Shelves: Didn’t really care for her name, I blame it on RioLos del Rio – Cruz Bruner – her elderly mother, duchess of El Nuevo Extremo and a trove of other titles with sonorous names but little income, living in the faded splendor of Casa del Postigo, her sumptuous family palace in the center of Seville.
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When introduced into the story, he lingers by the window rather than taking a seat across from Archbishop Speda. Una septuagenaria que bebe coca-cola. Write a customer review. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The concern with old fashioned faith, love, commitment and the philosophy thereof are intellectually satisfying.
There is much pondering about the limits of his faith. He creates some very unforgettable characters that are reinforced with repeated descriptions. I decide to read this after good experiences in the past specially with “El Club Dumas” and “La Tabla de Flandes” but find it really disappointing. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
La piel del tambor by Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1 star ratings)
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Within the church, you’ve got very different types of priests, and each vel makes valid points about why their way is the right way.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Jul 09, Kelly rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Strip away the emotional connections to history and art and all that remains is a monetary assessment. I found much of my reading experience to be spoiled by stereotypical characters, sti 2.
The characters interesting enough. Un apuesto sacerdote-agente especialista en asuntos sucios. View all 22 comments. The business man’s wife is in the papers for cheating on him and the priest who runs the church is suspected of murder. Fiery, rebelious and uncompromising in his religious fervor, he has no respect for his superiors and would do anything to defend his parish.
If you come to the book expecting a “stunning novel of suspense” that moves with “page-turning pace,” I could quite imagine you might even find The Seville Oa a bit dull. Showing of 35 reviews. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
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Some even warm to their roles. Both are about Vatican “hit men,” sent out to intervene in crimes that involve priests, churches, art, death.
The church dispatches Quart, its James Bond in a clerical collar, to find out what’s going on in Seville. See all Editorial Reviews. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. He meets a feisty parish pri Her name is Our Lady of the Tears. He’s not a character who happens to be a priest, but a priest who happens to be a participant in a series of relatively small events that change him in cherished ways.