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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This historical novel written in Spanish is probably one of the best I have ever read. He is a proponent of political liberalism, and participates in seminars and conferences from the Freedom Foundation organized lw Mario Vargas Llosa. Set up a giveaway. Una de las grandes novelas del siglo. Write a customer review.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Against the Inquisition by Marcos Aguinis, translated from the Spanish by Carolina De Robertis, is both an enlightening historical account of one man’s power of belief and a searing indictment of those who seek to impose rigid doctrines on others using intimidation and violence. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions.

Occasionally I was irritated by odd claims – a Jesuit nun, a fanfare involving lutes. It’s so well written and informative, I learned so much about the Spanish Inquisition and the pain the Jewish people went through, I cried like a baby, I got angry and so many more emotions I experienced reading this. Most of them have become bestsellers and have generated enthusiasm and controversy.

The detail made for heavy going, though its hard in hindsight to say that it should have been dropped. It is time for the Church to appoint married men and women as priests. Share your thoughts with other customers.


This is the true and moving story of a Jewish family from Portugal whose members flee the Iberian Peninsula after the Spanish Edict of Expulsion is issued in Narra con detalle las metamorfosis por las que pasan Francisco, su padre, sus hermanos y sus amigos y las luchas internas y externas que deben pelear para poder sobrevivir.

This books is based on a true story witch makes it even more special to me. 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 extraordinary final stand for freedom. Isabella and Ferdinand are known for completing the Reconquista, ordering conversion or exile of their Muslim and Jewish subjects, and for supporting and financing Christopher Columbus’s voyage that led to the opening of the New World and to the establishment of Spain as the first global power which dominated Europe and much of the world for more than a century.

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Fascinating history I didn’t know that the Spanish inquisition was about the Jewish faith.

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When I visited Lima in Peru a few years ago, I saw in a museum the weapons of torture that were used by the Catholic Church. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I may already be condemned, yet I am filled with profound inner peace. Product details Paperback Publisher: Dsl es seguido por millares de admiradores que recomiendan, discuten y coleccionan sus obras.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Fascinating narrative set in the time of the Inquisition in Latin America brings this important and little known period to life. The Church taught young men to flagellate and admonish young women to convents.

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The book is beautifully written ad translated. When he was 10, Francisco’s Father Diego was arrested for being Jewish, all of the family’s assets were confiscated by the church, and Diego’s Father was taken to Lima to be tortured until he named other secret Jews and repented for practicing Judaism.

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This is historical fiction at its best, rather in Hilary Mantel mode. I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: An interesting but sometimes agonising novel I struggled with with one greatly. Jul 08, Dave Gedge rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Marranno Read. See all 16 reviews.

Of course, not much has changed over the past centuries, as evidenced in todays worlds religious conflicts and persecutions.