El Pergamino de la Seduccion EPB has ratings and reviews. Makenzie said: I officially give up on this book, after having read more than a third. Dec 6, “El pergamino de la seducción” de Gioconda Belli. Search. Advanced. Always available OverDrive magazines are here! ×. Title details for El Pergamino de la Seduccion by Gioconda Belli – Available.
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Their passion for each other is created al Manuel, with the excuse of teaching a history lesson, dresses Lucia in Queen Juana’s dress and takes her back five centuries to Spain in the ‘s. I think it’s meant to be a sort of vindication of Juana, but the whole examining the interiority of the historical figure seemed kind of forced and the narration was plagued with stereotypes.
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And the whole premise of getting Lucia to imagine herself as Juana just didn’t seem very well developed or realistic, it seemed rather forced, unrealistic and silly to me. I would have loved to read about actual facts and delve more into the different characters that surrounded Juana and her husband.
Young girl with nothing on her mind than mounting an old fart, plus both too ignorant or careless to even consider some sort of protection. The characters could also have been on heat in Budapest in the Return to Book Page.
After the umpteenth mention of evil, repressive, Catholic Spain vs. Eventually she came to be known as Juana the Mad.
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RaLea rated it did not like it Mar 24, Por ello mismo, me hubiera gustado que la historia fuera solo sobre el personaje de Juana. And for sediccion inexplicable reason, whenever I did that, I felt a tickling sensation in my rectum. Juana es una mujer que como cualquier otra se ve muy afectada por el duelo y por los abusos e injusticia de sus padres.
For some reason, Belli felt that she needed to tell the story of Juana the Mad by way of a very creepy 40 something man using using the story to seduce a teenaged orphan.
Add a card Contact support Cancel. Your session has expired. If that doesn’t bother you, this book was really good. La historia de Juana de Castilla me ha encantado.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Una historia contada en dos tiempos. Was she truly mad as insane or perhaps really, more appropriately pissed off as she was used as a pawn by her parents and her husband?
Lists with This Book. Theirs was one of the most tumultuous love stories of all time. But the interplay between the present seducciln past was ridiculously absurd and fell completely flat at the end. Belli nos brinda el otro punto de vista, el de Juana.
Jan 25, Jeff Nail rated it it was ok.
The Scroll of Seduction by Gioconda Belli
The novel follows two parallel stories: Also disappointing is that the historical setting is just that: In the end I didn’t read the whole of this book as every time it went to Lucia and Manuel I skipped until it was back to the medieval story of Juana la Loca! I agree with another reviewer who thought the ee of Lucia and Manuel was unnecessary. It paralleled seuccion life of a sixteen year old girl in the 60’s with the life of a young renaissance princess who becomes a queen.
I think it’s meant to be a sort of vindication of Juana, but the whole examining the interiority of the historical figure seemed kind of forced and the narration was plagued with stereotypes. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is a book written by Gioconda Belli, one of Central America’s pergaimno writers.
Juana es una mujer que como cualquier otra se ve muy afectada por el duelo Gioconda Belli como es costumbre, coloca a la mujer en el centro de la historia.
Yuri Barrantes rated it did not like it Sep 09, There’s also Juana, seducing Philippe, back in the 16th century. Y Juana siempre me ha parecido una reina atractiva, por loca, precisamente. The chronology wasn’t at all fluid, it was very difficult for me to tell if the main character was referring to something that happened in the recent past or the distant past. The first is decidedly creepy I think mostly for the way it’s presented, because I have certainly read much creepier things than a relationship between a year-old and an older man and it hasn’t put me off of the book ; the second had a lot of potential, but fell kind of flat, at least in the part that I read.
But was she really insane, or just a victim of her impetuosity and unbridled passion? But Juana, who was also one of the most learned princesses of the Renaissance, was forced to pay a high price for being headstrong and daring to be herself.
Young girl with nothing on her mind than mounting an old fart, plus both too ignorant or careless to even consider some sort of protection. The seduction part of the story would have been just fine if it weren’t for the strange and disor A Pretty Cover Can Only Take Me So Far I was very curious about “Juana the Mad” and was looking forward to reading that portion of this story.
Por eso le doy tres estrellas. Linde rated it did not like it Jul 16, There isn’t a scroll of seduction in the book. A tad on the odd side. Also there’s First impressions of this book was that the translation from Spanish to English were done incredibly well.