La gesta del marrano (Spanish Edition) [Marcos Aguinis] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. 2 quotes from La Gesta del Marrano: ‘I know that, in speaking the truth, I am placing my life at risk. I may already be condemned, yet I am filled with p. “La Gesta del Marrano” probablemente sea la novela más célebre de Marcos Aguinis, y merece la celebridad que tiene por su brillante y riguroso retrato de una.

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Francisco Maldonado Da Silva is nine years old when he sees his father, Getsa Diego, arrested one afternoon because of his beliefs. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sometimes this was awkward diction or ways of speaking that seemed anachronistic.

Jun 09, Calzean rated it liked it Shelves: As it reaches for Francisco, he sheds his mask to defend his freedom. It takes as look at a Jewish doctor hiding his faith during the Inquisition in Spain. There is no need to make up stories about a dystopian society in a undetermined future. In the last half of the book Fran Based on true events.

I learnt a lot from the book and very much enjoyed what is a gripping tale of faith, courage, love, family, cruelty and oppression. Logicamente, no voy a adelantarles cual fue el destino del protagonista. Isabel, 22 April — 26 November reigned as Queen of Castile from until her death.

As they began to conquer the country, their culture and influence spread throughout the nation.

Against the Inquisition

The book is beautifully written ad translated. Escrito con elegancia, respeto y consideracion por la vida de los que sufrieron tanto por perpetuar el Judaismo en todo su esplendor! It is this last part which is the highlight of the book covering a series of doctrinal debates between the msrrano of Judaism and Christianity, the process of the Inquisition, the economics of how greed drove much of the Inquisition Judges.


Francisco da Silva stayed true to his beliefs through 13 years of imprisonment and harassment in an Inquisition dungeon, and even through his torturous end in the auto-da-fe during which he was burned at the stake. The peninsulares were given the highest governing positions, while the criollos, although much more wealthy than the mestizos and amerindians, did not receive all of the privileges given to the Spain-born Spanish.

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Una maravilla de novela. Be the first to ask a question about Against the Inquisition. Despite filling more than pages, the story clips along with excellent world-building and characterization, and the final pages are downright riveting. No one can force anyone to believe through force. I felt that I learned a great deal about the Inquisition, the early days of the the New World, edl Judaism. Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session.

If you speak spanish, I would recommend this book marraano. I implore you to take the time to read this novel. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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In that small battle, a group led by the nobleman Pelagius defeated a Muslim patrol in the mountains of northern Iberia and established the independent Christian Kingdom of Asturias.

Raised in a family practicing its Jewish faith in secret under the condemning eyes of the Spanish Inquisition, Francisco embarks on a personal quest that will challenge, enlighten, and forever change him. The Catholic flock dwl the dictators who lived in sin and made unreasonable demands if the poor and uneducated.


Thought provoking The journey of a man who kept his Faith through the most torturous of times, a hero to one and all. I would recommend it to those interested in this time period. We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies.

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A model attribution edit summary using German: I knew about the methods deployed to achieve cel, but I was not aware that the Church, at the same time as torturing people, seized their worldly possessions and benefitted from them. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Authentication ends after about 15 minutues narrano inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. Against the Inquisition by Marcos Aguinis, translated from the Spanish by Carolina De Robertis, is both an enlightening historical account of one man’s power of belief and a searing indictment of those who seek to impose rigid doctrines on others using intimidation and violence. Otras le quitan claridad al texto. It is both tragic and uplifting in how determined he was to show the inquisition that they were wrong.

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La Gesta del Marrano Quotes by Marcos Aguinis

He has to show incredible bravery to keep to what he considers the true faith and how he does this is the focus of the last part of the novel. Not only did their ideology spread, their population did as well. Get to Know Us.