La Gesta del Marrano (Spanish Edition) [Marcos Aguinis] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Classical Studies, Spanish Studies, Latin. La Gesta del Marrano La Gesta del Marrano (Against the Inquisition) is an Argentine novel, written by renowned prize-winning Argentinian author Marcos. 2 quotes from La Gesta del Marrano: ‘I know that, in speaking the truth, I am placing my life at risk. I may already be condemned, yet I am filled with p.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Against the Inquisition Paperback. Born in the marrzno century in Argentina. After following Francisco for so long through so many trials of mind and body, the climax is stunning – with a subtle but masterful transition of perspective that places the reader among an onlooking crowd that fortunately includes a historian who witnesses, and documents for the world and for the future, Francisco’s de final stand for freedom.

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The setting was a new one for me historic novels aren’t my thing and wasn’t a topic I had lot of incumbent interest in. He has to show incredible bravery to keep to what he considers the true faith and how he does this is the focus of the last part of the novel.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Soon after his is exposed by his own sisters and taken to Lima to face the Inquisition. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Maybe your reaction to this book depends on your personal belief, but I did not see it as a personal attack to one dottrine in defence of another.

The depth of characters and the amount of detail in the book meant I felt like I was actually there in space and time, even when I read most of it on the train! Customers who bought this item also bought.

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A fascinating rendition of a tragic period in history, but also a scathing commentary on yet another black period in marrajo history of Christianity. Write a customer review.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. It is a beautiful and tragic story that should be experienced by all.

The Inquisition was a planned genocide of Jews living in Catholic countries. Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: Francisco Maldonado da Silva was imprisoned for 12 years and burnt alive January 23rd, My only issue with this novel is that every female character is depicted as either overwhelmed by life or is somehow written out.


This is historical fiction at its best, rather in Hilary Mantel mode. The Pope needs to take a serious look at female priests.

Basically, this book brings together my two favourite genres, historical fiction and dystopian novels, and I highly recommend it if you like either of these two genres. In his early thirties, while a doctor in Chile and married to a good Catholic, he gradually integrates more Jewish elements into his covert practice of Judaism, even circumcising himself one evening.

It is marran tragic and uplifting in how determined he was to show the inquisition that they were wrong.

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Raised in “Only someone who has had to bear a double identity, spending years in fear and shame while hiding what he knows to be his authentic self, can know the depth of such suffering. Among the best books I have ever read. It is time for gestz Church to appoint married men and women as priests.