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Aug 03, Irene rated it liked it. In the process, Francisco finds himself. Es un texto sobre los derechos humanos, sobre la dignidad implicita en cada uno de nosotros como personas, sobre la fuerza de la familia, sobre la inmensidad del Creador y Su Amor por la Humanidad. Despite filling more than pages, the story clips along with excellent world-building and characterization, and the final pages are downright riveting.

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. It must have been very difficult to do so while being constrained by the facts of history.

Jul 25, Mandy msrrano it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? Oh how I love historical books! Among European Peruvians, the Spanish are the largest group of immigrants to settle in the country. I felt that I learned a great deal about the Inquisition, the early days of the the New World, and Judaism. This is not light reading. I am thankful that Against the Inquisition has been translated into English.

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La Gesta del Marrano

Francisco has not seen his father for many years — anyone accused of being a Jew is taken to Lima — when he himself sets off for Lima, determined to both study medicine and find his father. Some may be the translation but surely not all. This article about a s novel is a stub. A model attribution edit summary using German: This is a book rich in historical fact, of an era and part of the world I am unfamiliar with so it was an education as well geata a highly engaging read.

Jul 04, Jessica rated it really liked it. No one can force marrzno to believe through force. 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.

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The detail made for heavy going, though its hard in hindsight to An interesting but sometimes agonising novel I struggled with with one greatly. Oct 29, Nick Marranl rated it it was amazing.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. What has changed with the Catholic Church? This historical novel written in Spanish is probably one of the best I have ever read.


The number of young children who were physically, emotionally and sexually abused by male adults, should have bsnkrupted mxrrano Vatican. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Hinckley rated it it was amazing.

Refresh and try again. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Reunited with his Father who had been released after years of torture and indoctrination he slowly came to accept his Jewish heritage, especially after realizing how weak were the Catholic arguments justifying the eradication of Judaism.

Francisco Maldonado da Silva was imprisoned for 12 years and burnt alive January 23rd, Early 17th century Peru – the Inquisition is in full swing and a young Francisco marrwno his father is secretly a Jew.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Francisco da Silva stayed true to his beliefs through 13 years of imprisonment and harassment in an Inquisition dungeon, and even through his torturous end in the auto-da-fe during which he was burned at the stake. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. 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.