El último judío has ratings and reviews. Bettie☯ said: Description: Set at the time of the Spanish Inquisition, all Jews are to be exiled from. El Último Judío has ratings and reviews. Anna said: The story is that, upon the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, young Yonah Toledano is left. El Ultimo Judio by Noah Gordon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Yonah moves around Spain rather freely in an era when most people barely left their own villages in their lifetimes. Bama rated it did not like it Oct 30, Somehow, trapped in Spain after the expulsion, this lonely Jew makes a life for himself and his story is riveting. I have no enthusiasm for this relic ridden storyline – just not in the right mood for it.
Los personajes no tienen relieve, demasiado planos. You killed my father. Even if it got a little pat in plac I read The Physician by this same author years ago and bits and pieces have come back at odd times to haunt me. Gordon certainly did his research, but does a pretty poor job of incorporating historical information into the story. The best known picaresque novel is Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
He finds himself in various cities, tries out several professions and meets some naoh people along the way. The Last Jew is about Yonah Toledano, a man who by circumstances ends up orphaned at the time of th This is one of the best books I’ve read in a while. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.
Yonah Toledano is put through a series of terrible events, but the author wants the reader to root for him. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Das ist nicht gut, das ist nicht schlecht – das ist einfach ein Fakt. The details of 15th century life that Gordon has failed to recognize are three-fold: He eventually becomes The story is that, upon the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, young Yonah Toledano is left alone as the last Jew in Spain highly doubtful!
Gemma rated it it was ok Nov 28, Anyone know if this book is available as a Kindle or e-read?
El último judío
Yonah, a young Jew in gorodn century Spain, is forced to flee his home of Toledo after a younger brother and father, a talented silversmith, are killed in what we’d call a pogrom which followed Ferdinand and Isabella’s infamous Order of Expulsion of Jews from Spain. All in all, the book is pretty boring and completely implausible. Helkias viene preso di mira da un prete che fa parte dell’Inquisizione e ucciso barbaramente. Things just happen, almost perfunctorily, to Yonah, and he seems almost to fall into lucky situations.
El último judío by Noah Gordon (1 star ratings)
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Not being a teenager any more changed my perspective on this book greatly. Trivia About The Last Jew. Ferdinand and Isabella kick all the Jews out of Spain and this book tells the story of one who stayed behind in hiding.
View all 5 comments. Ferdinand and Isabella issued a royal edict expelling all Jews from Spain.
Instead I got an easy-to-read story that doesn’t awake any feelings and serves A LOT of names, even third-party characters are presented with all their surnames, which makes it difficult to follo I have mixed feelings about this book. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’m glad of the recommendation.
Want to Read saving…. The story is that, upon the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, young Yonah Toledano is left alone as the last Jew in Spain highly doubtful!