Una atractiva historia de amor, codicia, fe, traición y asesinato. La Sevilla de Pérez-Reverte seduce a su protagonista y a sus lectores. 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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La piel del tambor / The Seville Communion

Spanish novelist and ex-journalist. I found it overall disappointing. The ending was a bit too neat and clear cut for my taste, but the romantic aura of Seville and its histories I think will endure. The attempt at creating comic relief through the three inept criminals fell quite flat for me.

They believed in saving man here on earth, not waiting for the Kingdom of Revrte. The 3 villains who have been hired to kill the priests are laughable and vivid.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The characters are well enough wrought though only a few truly shine while most are just a bit better than cliche. The church dispatches Quart, its James Bond in a clerical collar, to find out what’s going on in Seville. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract arrturo followers and customers. Ideas and tambod causes carry you away.


Quart finds out in the end, but he never really knows who to trust. In place of the vaunted “page-turning pace” we have a narrative that moves at what in fact is a very measured pace, even meandering on occasion — reverts is part of what makes it so very, very engrossing. Was this book a best seller?

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Parecem, quase, dois romances diferentes. Didn’t really care for her name, I blame it on RioLos del Rio – Cruz Bruner – her elderly mother, duchess of El Nuevo Extremo and a trove of other titles with sonorous names but little income, living in the faded splendor of Casa del Postigo, her sumptuous family palace in the center of Seville. Thanks for telling us about the problem. We also, like Father Quart, become involved in the struggle over the church, and we are kept on edge until the last moment.

Share your thoughts with other customers. For those of us who have never been to Seville, photos of the actual Plaza Virgen de los Reyes and the Santa Cruz area are worth viewing.

See 1 question about La piel del tambor…. Aug 24, Jord rated it did not like it. Men black with dust beneath their chain mail had once shouted the name of God as they charged into battle, to win eternal life and a place in heaven with their slashing swords.

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 the archbishop at bay. Jan 02, Benito rated it did not like tamborr.


Very few translation issues if anything to even comment on. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The story starts with a hacker gaining accessed the Pope’s personal computer to put a message about arturl small Seville church that is going to be demolished.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: To ask other readers questions about La piel del tamborplease sign up. Mar 02, Dean Kauffman rated it it was amazing. The backdrop is Seville, Spain — a city I now want to visit — and the supporting characters tambro, I have to believe, as typical of that city as any of Damon Runyon’s or Dashell Hammett’s characters were typical of their milieux, and just as dignified and memorable.

In a political wrangling to shirk responsibility, the warrior priest has an exemplary career of dedication to the Vatican. Jose Manuel rated it did not like it Dec 21, The problem is that a few diehards want to keep the church open: Published June 7th by Mariner Books first published