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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English Choose a language for shopping. The Catholic Church used to have all the revwrte 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. I’ve read several excellent novels by Mr. Me gusto mucho y recomiendo ampliamente los libros de este autor. He creates some very unforgettable characters that are reinforced with repeated descriptions.

Trivia About The Seville Commu You would have got on well with Bernard de Clairvaux and his gang of Knights Templar. Tabla De Flandes Spanish Edition. Some of these items ship sooner than the others.

Get to Know Us. Editorial Reviews Review Perez-Reverte writes with wit, narrative economy, a sharp eye for the telling detail and a feel for history.

Si algo no pueden criticarle a APR es su amenidad. There is only one problem: It is beautifully articulated by Gris Marsala: The banker hires a trio, two men and a woman, a kind of Three Stooges, to spy on the various deo and to make sure the church closes. Ok, not really terrible but very ver predictable.

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The land was deeded to the church hundreds of years ago as long as mass is said every Thursday in someone’s honor. The pace is slow going for a thriller, still it kept my attention.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is more concerned with cultural heritage, spiritual identity and careful characterization, rather than trying to be provocative, speculative and fast paced.

La piel del tambor / The Seville Communion

No trivia or quizzes yet. Showing of 35 reviews. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? I am still reading this book. Parecem, quase, dois romances diferentes.

Puccino rated it did not like it Rdverte 05, The husband of the glamorous woman is a banker who is in on the financial deal. This book, in the original Spanish version is not only a page turner, but a delight to read. El autor siempre tiene algo nuevo que nos captura en el primer minuto de lectura.

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Three people die in the church in mysterious circumstances. There is the surface story but the different characters do represent Other Things if you feel like thinking about it that deeply; you can still enjoy this book even if you just want to read it for the plot.

La piel del tambor by Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1 star ratings)

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I just got to the first few chapters, I am reading the Spanish version. In fact one of my main issues is with pacing, where I often felt the plot was having a sedate siesta under the hot Andaluzian sun, waiting for the night and the narrow, meandering alleys of the old Santa Cruz district in order to get some progress made.

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And two people have died accidentally. Jan 24, Ms. And at least one person — a computer hacker nicknamed Vespers — believes that she kills to defend herself.

I am certainly going to read some more of his works. I was never gripped by it but was curious to see how the plot would evolve. In Seville more characters appear.

Final Thoughts For fans of thrillers and those with interest in the Catholic church, this is a great read. Lorenzo Quart, the priest and protagonist, characterizes himself as “the last Knight Templar,” obedient and loyal to an institution that rarely has his best interests at heart. 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 several fistfights, breaking a poolstick over someone’s head in the commons area, and the evidence of bad habits which was found during a search of my desk He worked as a war reporter for twenty-one years – Living and dying had been so much simpler then.