Captain Alatriste is a series of novels by Spanish author Arturo Pérez-Reverte. It deals with the adventures of the title character, a Spanish soldier and man of. Captain Alatriste has ratings and reviews. Fabian said: You’re in Madrid. But the adventure here seems sorta like a half adventure. Indeed, ha. Acción, historia y aventura se dan cita como un torbellino en las inolvidables páginas de esta primera novela de la serie «Las aventuras.

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The murky business in which he is inevitably caught up means that his “long, intimidating” sword with the “nicks, knocks and scratches of other days and other blades” spends rather more time out of its scabbard than the captain might have hoped.

It ends up leading toward quantity over quality, the adage “less is more” coming in handy quite frequently. Set up a giveaway. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Page perrez of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

The author focuses even more on religious aspects, the title referring to Portuguese, Jewish blood being unpure, grounds for immediate death by most, the Royal Court included.

One misstep could equal a bloody death. Showing of reviews. His descriptions make them even magnificent. How exactly he felt, and exactly how his bright grey eyes reflected the flickering candle light if he wasn’t even in the room at the same time?

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The shadow of the Inquisition looms large. Jul 09, Kelly rated it liked it Recommends it for: Okay, so I’m teaching the second in a three course sequence on world theatre history, and we’ve just been capita Spanish Siglo de Oro theatre Lope de Vega, Calderon de la Barca, Tirso de Molina, etc. How can another person tell exactly what popped into an other’s man head? A pleasure to read. Don’t have a Kindle? Se l’austero e audace Diego Alatriste, ex-combattente costretto ad affittare al migliore offerente la sua infallibile spada per tirare avanti nella Madrid splendida e stracciona del Seicento, risulta forse fin troppo eroico per il lettore smaliziato, i numerosi personaggi di contorno, alcuni dei quali realmente esistiti, sono ritratti in modo vivace e credibile.

El capitán Alatriste [Captain Alatriste]

Jun 14, Ensiform rated it it was amazing Shelves: In fact, we have many elements similar to the opening elements of “Monte Cristo”. The story is written in a very casual manner, as though you are sat with the narrator, in a bar, as he chats about reveerte character, Alatriste.

I selected this book to check out whether I wanted to pursue the rest of the series.

Purity of Blood Captain Alatriste. I think I would have enjoyed this novel more if I did not have any pre-established notions of what it should be about- the prose is very straight forward with no embellishment.


Pirates of the Levant: The story takes place at about the same time as Dumas’ novel, but of course Alatriste is Spanish and the Dumas characters caputan French. Here we see Buckingham visiting Spain under cloak of darkness, and Richelieu’s gold hunting him and his companion.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I do not mean to imply that he is thinly written. I read this last year and just could not–at all–get into it.

Just his luck to get embroiled in a dynasty scheme. This is alatfiste romance, as Dumas’s D’Artagnan stories were, but Reverte does not share Dumas’s idealism, nor his optimism.

Like, the end of the book is more poems. Write a customer review. With so much atmosphere and not enough actual plot Altriste found this book to be mostly dull.

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