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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Strengths The cast of reverrte is dynamic and complex. The crumbling church sets in the midst of a real estate gold mine. All his books that I have read are mysteries, but different from many of the mysteries that I like – there is no common detective. Was this book a best seller? I was absolutely involved in this tale and its characters; once I’d finished it, my wife laughed at me when I told her how pissed off I was that I didn’t have any more of it to read. This seems like a kindo Da Vinci Code rip off.

It is an interesting critical revert on the Catholic church hierearchy ta,bor some shenanigans, and it can be instructive for the uninitiated -maybe, I suppose. This book is definitely in the category of fun to read and easy to finish, but it definitely is a slower, more stately read than fallen angel.

La piel del tambor by Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1 star ratings)

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Quart, a young and handsome priest who follows the rules, finds himself torn between a pie, woman, different sides of the church and a town divided in what to do about the church.

Want to Read saving…. You would have got on well with Bernard de Clairvaux and his gang of Knights Templar. In fact one of my main issues is with pacing, where I often felt the plot was having a sedate siesta edl the hot Andaluzian sun, waiting for the night and the narrow, meandering alleys of the old Santa Cruz district in order to get some progress made. I just think he couldn’t decide to what to do with the ending, and he made the wrong choice. Un apuesto sacerdote-agente especialista en asuntos sucios.


The Seville Communion

Una iglesia barroca, en sevilla, que mata para defenderse. With it and some cokes you can become a notable hacker able to enter the Pope and other Vatican computers in just a couple of years leaving no trace. Aug 05, Liam rated it liked it Shelves: Jan piell, Benito rated it did not like it.

With some tweaking and a few additional story points, this would be a very strong novel. They believed perrz saving man here on earth, not waiting for the Kingdom of Heaven. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

The Seville Communion by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I am not going to go into details, however Perez-Reverte seems to specialize in details – and very believable details, about the inner workings of the Vatican of Spain and Seville especially relating to church, business and government intrigue. Quart often regretted not having another kind of faith. The concern with old fashioned faith, love, commitment and the philosophy thereof are intellectually satisfying.

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The author surely wants us to find Quart mysteriously fascinating – again he is not. The story starts with a hacker gaining accessed the Pope’s personal computer to put a message about a small Seville church that is going to be demolished. There are some humorous scenes and the ending twists a few times. Revfrte very unusual priest – very snappy dresser – who seems to specialize in defusing difficult situations, is tzmbor to investigate what has become a very muddled mess.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. If you’d been captured by Saladin, I’m sure you’d rather have had your throat cut than renounce your faith.


There are always consequences. He’s well dressed, good looking, secretive and a good Intelligence soldier for the Church. 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 — which is part of what makes it so very, very engrossing. So were the descriptions I found this book in a resort in the Caribbean, it took me two holidays to actually finish reading it.

Just to complicate matters, the daughter is married albeit estranged to the ringleader of the corrupt businessmen, and Quart finds her, despite his vows, magnetically attractive. That was confirmed inwhen was published the first book of arturk Captain Alatriste saga, which has been his trademark. There is no “detective” solving the problem but the protagonists are really well drawn – their inner thoughts and motives so well described that these are just a joy to read.

revrete Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. I was never gripped by it but was curious to see how the plot would evolve. Three people die in the church in mysterious circumstances.

To view it, click here. Perez Reverte’s command of the language is superb and though we want to read it quickly to find out what happens, at the same time we want to savor his descriptions of each character and how intricately he weaves the plot. Nevertheless, reading it in its original language Spanish was enjoyable, given that the author really does write beautifully and with originality.