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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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Arati rated it did not like it Feb 12, Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The land was deeded to the church hundreds of years ago as rel as mass is said every Thursday in someone’s honor. Given that my time has been broken up by a constant flow of social encounters, I have had difficulty reading anything more serious.

See 1 question about La piel del tambor…. They believed in saving man here on earth, not waiting for the Kingdom of Heaven. Read more Read less. The banker hires a trio, two men and a woman, a kind of Three Stooges, to spy revsrte the various parties and to make sure the church closes. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


As a thriller set in the clerical world and dealing with mysterious murders, church politics, high finance and crises of faith, the book re I may prefer Arturo-Perez Reverte when he writes his historical adventures featuring Captain Alatriste, but his contemporary thrillers are not without merit.

Quart finds Seville awash in romance and beauty. The set-up is intriguing. He sees himself as a modern crusader, fighting the battles of the faith without questioning his commanders or the morality of his actions. Showing of 35 reviews. Corona, Ortega, and Souza were prominent progressive priests working in marginal dioceses, poor districts of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo.

Its small congregation and priests are trying to hold the vultures – a scheming bank executive and rfverte archbishop at bay. It is an interesting critical perspective on the Catholic church hierearchy and some shenanigans, and it can be instructive for the uninitiated -maybe, I suppose.

La piel del tambor

The descriptions of them, particularly of the more interesting trio the boxer, the fake lawyer and the singer were repetitive, page and page over. For me, I had difficulty putting it down at night and it colored my days.

I liked laa character of Father Lorenzo Quart, and, despite the ridiculous Nabokov quote, I thought the story’s end was happy enough in that it was perfectly appropriate. Chris Kostov I would say that this book is a real bestseller! Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I tried for the first pages to get into it Feb 07, Night rated it did not like it. He falls into the dark lady cliche trap. Overall, it was a disappointment.


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In fallen angel, the action is fast, the dialogue is fairly minimal, there is some soul searching but it’s fairly clipped. Ones that are experimental and a little hard to finish; and ones that are meant to entertain. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Osennya rated it did not like it Apr 13, Was this book a best seller? Share your thoughts with other customers.

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That was confirmed inwhen was published the first book of his Captain Alatriste saga, which has been his trademark. Lists with This Book.

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