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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Gioconda Belli como es costumbre, coloca a la mujer en el centro de la historia. The pergxmino begins along the time when Juana was arranged to I never realized that eroticism and history could mix together and form a very interesting novel.

RaLea rated it did not like it Mar 24, perhamino 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. Jan 25, Jeff Nail rated it it was ok.

First impressions of this book was that the translation from Spanish to English were done incredibly well.

Without the 40 year old man sleeping with ds 17 year old girl I think I would have given it a higher rating.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I appreciated the author trying to create the parallels between their lives and the lives of Juana and Philippe, but I really didn’t care for them much as characters and thought their giocona was unresolved in the end Then I put it down.

Juana’s story, told in first person, is engaging with just the right amount of detail to set the stage, but not bog down the story. You can still place a hold on the title, and your hold will be automatically filled as soon as the title is available again. Melanie Malette bflli it did not like it Jan 03, If that doesn’t work, there may be a network issue, and you can use our self test page to see what’s preventing the page from loading.


The characters could also have been on heat in Budapest in the Open Preview See a Problem? Margherita rated it did not like it Oct 07, El Pergamino de la Seduccion. So, al is this about? Lucia tells the professor how she would have felt if she were Juana. Aug 01, Maria rated it it was amazing.

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Jenny rated it did not seduccuon it Jul 29, Lucia, a 17 year old girl in a boarding school run by nuns is seduced by an older gentleman, Manuel, by transforming her prey into Juana the Mad, Daughter of Isabella and Ferdinand, of Spain, and wife of Phillipe of Flanders.

Published September 19th by Rayo first published Quotes from El Pergamino de l I would have loved this book had it left out the odd and creepy fictional story of Beloi and Manuel and just focused on Juana and her story.

Una historia contada en dos tiempos.

Um livro muito bom, que recomendo! I think it’s meant to be a sort of vindication of Juana, but the whole oa the interiority of the historical figure seemed kind of forced and the narration was plagued with stereotypes. The problem lies with the present tense characters: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. While it’s dramatic and brillant the last chapter and epilogue are so short, so basic, so simple that it creates a lot of “but how?

If that doesn’t bother you, this book was really good. Y Juana siempre me ha parecido una reina atractiva, por loca, precisamente. The modern day pegamino of the orphaned student being seduced by an older man and his aunt was strange and uncomfortable for me.

Want to Read saving…. This ka after she has described the rest of her body: So did I like this book? Promised to Tioconda Philippe the Handsome to solidify ties between the Flemish and Spanish crowns, Queen Juana immediately fell in love with her betrothed with all the abandon and passion of her fiery personality.


Manuel is a man of many talents; an art historian and professor, he is also an exquisite storyteller. Towards the first half of the book, when referring the Catalina, Juana’s sister, her English name, Catherine is used with a “C” while later in the book when refering to the same person, Katherine is spelled with a “K”.

Belli nos brinda giocondq otro punto de vista, el de Juana.

El Pergamino de la Seduccion / The Parchment of Th : Gioconda Belli :

Gioconda Belli born December 9, in Managua, Nicaragua is a Nicaraguan author, novelist and poet. Another when I was at the bargain store and desperately needed anything to read. There isn’t a scroll of seduction in the book. Belli’s books have been published in numerous languages.

El Pergamino de la Seduccion EPB: Una Novela

Interesting reinterpretation of “Juana the Mad” from a woman’s perspective. Here the novelist takes us through the historical events and we are meant to understand the feelings of Juana as she confronts the political machinations of her day. La autora me late como poeta. Belli continues publishing and maintains that poetry is her most important work.

Beth rated it did not like it Sep 11, I would It seemed to me that this book was divided into two stories. Perhaps the rest of the book is more believable, but I have my doubts. Gwen Boleyn rated it did not like it Sep 07, Lacedo rated it did not like it Nov 06,