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’s tambot of the language is superb and though we want to read it quickly to find out what happens, at the same time we want to savor his descriptions of each character and how intricately he weaves the plot. After this book, he could leave definitely journalism for focusing on his career as a fiction writer. The story starts with a hacker gaining accessed the Pope’s personal computer to put a message about a small Seville church that is going to be demolished.

The author shows off here his book geek credentials by making puns in Latin: El autor siempre tiene algo geverte que nos captura en el primer minuto de lectura.

La piel del tambor

Yet, there are troubling accidental deaths at Our Lady of Tears, a baroque church in the heart of Santa Cruz. The church dispatches Quart, its James Bond in a clerical collar, to find out what’s going on in Seville.

But again, great book. There are mysteries as well, from another death at the church to the secrets of the human heart. El maestro de esgrima Spanish Edition. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Please try again later. Trivia About The Seville Commu Los demas personajes muy bien situados, cada uno en su papel, muy bien logrados todos. Este poderia ser um livro excelente. Quart arrives in Seville protesting that he is only there as a neutral observer — a mere reporter of pere. The city government is livid, so they present the problem to a higher authority: View all 22 comments.


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Oct 24, Cynthia rated it really liked it Shelves: I read this novel in a translation by Sonia Soto who rendered Perez-Reverte’s prose into simple, yet elegant English It’s also, in many aspects, a comedy, primarily through the strand of its plot featuring a trio of incompetent crooks hired by the bad guys to nobble the old priest or in some other way ensure that the church falls out of its present hands and into theirs. The business man’s wife is in the papers for cheating on him and the priest who runs the church is suspected of murder.

Debolsillo; Original edition July 25, Language: So were the descriptions of the sunlight on the church, on the river, and everywhere else, even though we are talking about torrid Seville, descriptions of the light must amass a good 10 pages. Quart often regretted not having another kind of faith. To view it, click here. Return to Book Page.

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See all Editorial Reviews. Its small congregation and priests are trying to hold the vultures – a scheming bank executive and the archbishop at bay. I’m convinced that every ancient building, picture, or book that’s lost or destroyed, leaves us bereft. From the start, the dissonance between a computer hacker and Vatican emails commands interest which is intensified by the delineation of the political rivalries.

Buy the selected items together This item: This the the first of 4 books by Perez-Reverte I have read and I have liked them a lot. His name is Arturo Prez-Reverte. Quart finds Seville awash in romance and beauty. The story is interesting enough. This book, in the original Spanish version is not only a page turner, but a delight to read.


The seminary puts an indelible mark on even a man who got thrown out as quickly as I did I prefer to think it was my questions about the mis-translation of Song of Solomon chapter 7, verse 2; on the other hand, it probably had something to do with revete fistfights, breaking a poolstick over someone’s head in the commons area, and At first I wasn’t sure I liked this book, but I’m glad I kept reading anyway The email drops rfverte insinuations about the hand of God. For me, I had difficulty putting it down at night and it plel my days.

He worked as a war reporter for twenty-one years – I ended up scanning through the second half just to get a gist of how it ended.

But there is something that compelled me to the end. My only quibble would be this: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The Catholic Church used to have all the power in Spain, and its struggle for significance in the modern world was ultimately the main attraction of the book for me, the question of what is worthy of preservation and what belongs in the dumping grounds of history. This was a good book, and I’d recommend it to fans of the genre or of translated novels; however, it could have packed even more of a punch, rel is why it falls somewhere between a 3 and 4.

There is a clownish trio hired to interfere with the priest. Me gusto mucho y recomiendo ampliamente los libros de este autor. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.