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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Yonah Toledano, the year-old son of a celebrated Spanish silversmith, has seen his father and brother die during these terrible days – victims whose murders go almost unnoticed in a time of mass upheaval.
Roma rated it did not like it Apr 10, This is one of the best books I’ve read in a while.
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Spain changed as radically as the entire world did after Gorodn wasn’t a great deal of excitement, either. Mar 25, Sori rated it it was ok. For a book named “The Last Jew,” you expect him to be a bit more Jewish or at least introspectively so. Noah Gordon is an American novelist. About Ines herself, all we are allowed to learn is that she’s pretty, gordoj works with her father, and that she’s rather shy but probably interested in Yonah.
He stays in Spain, keeping his Jewishness a secret and using a Christian name.
Jun 12, Lawrence Schwimmer rated it it was amazing. Each time, some incident forces him to keep on the move. Susi rated it did not like it Apr 13, Trivia About The Last Jew. Kindle Editionpages. Yonah’s intelligence and resourcefulness are very admirable. Michael Aichler rated it did not like it Aug 29, Yonah, a young Jew in 15th 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.
I have no enthusiasm for gogdon relic ridden storyline – just not in the right judko for it. But what befalls the Toledano family is especially horrible. It covered a man’s treck all across Spain, but wasn’t written well enough to make it a truly interesting read. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He apprentices himself to a variety of trades, which wouldn’t gorxon happened.
More recently he has begun to focus more on themes relating to the Inquisition, and Jewish cultural history. It’s written with very easy language, a lot of things happen, but somehow it’s very difficult to get emotionally engaged in the plot or attached to the main character.
El Ultimo Judio
Jul 22, Christine rated it really gordln it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apprenticeship involved an agreement between master and student; Yonah’s wanderings would have made him a poor candidate for such a long-term arrangement.
Albert Bellmunt guasch rated it it was ok Jun 19, It was interesting, but somehow didn’t grab me. Finally, as a man living in a time and land where danger from the Inquisition is everywhere, he deals with the questions that mark his past. He learns to hob-nob with preists and no one suspects that not only is he not an “Old Catholic” – he never even converted to Catholicism!
Americans need to know that there was a time when Islamic societies practiced tolerance and valued it. Bama rated it did not like it Oct 30, Many who wish to remain are intimidated by Church and Crown and become Catholics, but several hundred thousand choose to retain their religion and depart; given little time to flee, some perish even before they can escape from Spain.
Honor-bound to deliver a box of money to the armorer’s brother, who happens to be a physician, Yonah finds himself apprenticed to the physician.