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. Dec 6, “El pergamino de la seducción” de Gioconda Belli. Search. Advanced. Always available OverDrive magazines are here! ×. Title details for El Pergamino de la Seduccion by Gioconda Belli – Available.
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The characters could also have been on heat in Budapest in the I would still like to read about “Juana the Mad” if anyone can recommend something else that would be great, Thanks.
El Pergamino de la Seduccion
Gioconda Belli born December 9, in Managua, Nicaragua is a Nicaraguan author, novelist and poet. I think it’s meant to be a sort of vindication of Juana, but the whole examining the interiority of the historical figure seemed kind of forced and the narration was plagued with stereotypes.
She meets a 40 something professor Maunel and he seduces her while telling her the story of Juana. This is not for youngsters, but I find it very well researched.
He dresses her up like Juana and tells her the story. I would have loved to read about actual facts and delve more into the different characters that surrounded Juana and her husband.
El Pergamino de la Seduccion EPB: Una Novela by Gioconda Belli (1 star ratings)
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 a book I would easily read again. Sep 19, Kate S rated it liked it Shelves: I think it’s meant to be a sort of vindication of Juana, but the whole examining the interiority of the historical figure seemed kind of forced and the narration was plagued with stereotypes. Your session has expired. In the end I pergamiino read the whole of this book as every time it went to Lucia and Manuel I skipped until it was back to the gioconds story of Juana la Loca!
Lacedo rated it did not dd it Seducxion 06, That and the fact that I found the book rather boring made it so I couldn’t read more than 40 or so pages. She is portrayed as a hysterical, ignorant nymph who only takes pride in being plumbered by her hermosito.
The worst book I have ever read. She has since left the FSLN and is now a major critic of the current government.
Those at court who could not fathom Juana as heir to the throne of the most important empire of its day conspired against her and began to question her sanity. Beth beloi it did not like it Sep 11, Pergamion really wanted to finish it, but it is irritating me more and more as I go on. Belli’s books have been published in numerous languages. O sea, trato de justificar mi pendejada.
And it wasn’t that I was offended by these details. For some reason, Belli felt that she needed to tell the story of Juana the Mad by way of a very creepy 40 something man using using the story to seduce a teenaged orphan. Lists with This Book. And the freedom given to Lucia to bellli free in Madrid as a student in a convent.
It was really sad the way Juana’s family depicted her and used her in their quest for power. Una historia contada en dos tiempos. Gioconda Belli – Author. So did I like this book? Towards the first half of the book, when referring the Catalina, Juana’s sister, her English name, Catherine is used with a “C” while later in the book when refering to the same person, Katherine is spelled with a “K”.
This may be fiction, it may be historical fiction, but it was a good read if one is interested in the history of Castile and Aragon back in the ‘s. Jul 19, Catherine Gentry rated it really liked it Shelves: El romance entre la joven de 17 con un hombre de casi 40 puede ser perturbador.
The main setup of the story goconda 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.
I suspect, that in the translation from Spanish to English, some of the finer points of the writing may have been lost. Melanie Malette rated it did not like it Jan 03, I officially give up on this book, after having read more than a third of it. The book makes a good job of blurring the boundary between reality and hallucination. I tried to overcome the ridiculous premise–that by putting on a period dress, the main character could channel the emotions of a long-dead queen–but it kept nagging at me.
I would It seemed to fe that this book was divided into two stories.
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Story wise this was one of the better mix of past and present narratives. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Hija de reyes, madre de reyes, y una vida tan triste Por eso le doy tres estrellas.