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. Un novela extraordinaria de amor y locura, en la que un historiador y una joven estudiante investigan la enigmática vida de Juana la Loca. Learn more about El Pergamino de la Seduccion in the Toronto Public Library digital collection.

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I would still like ee read about “Juana the Mad” if anyone can recommend something else that would be great, Thanks. The historic story portion of the plot I found very interesting. Gioconda Belli, partly of Northern Italian descent, was an active participant in the Sandinista struggle against the Somoza dictatorship, and her work for the movement led peragmino her being forced into exile in Mexico in The Scroll of Seduction by Gioconda Belli. I tried to overcome the ridiculous premise–that by putting on a period dress, the main character could channel the emotions of a long-dead queen–but it kept nagging at me.

For some reason, Belli felt that she needed to tell the story of Juana the Mad by way of a very creepy 40 something man using using the story to seduce a teenaged orphan. O sea, trato de justificar mi pendejada. I would have loved to read about actual facts and delve more seudccion the different characters that surrounded Juana and pefgamino husband.

El romance entre la joven de 17 con un hombre de casi 40 puede ser perturbador. Trivia About The Scroll of Sed There’s also Juana, seducing Philippe, back in the 16th century. Oct 21, Bianca.


The Scroll of Seduction

Their passion for each other is created as Manuel, with the excuse of teaching a history lesson, dresses Lq in Queen Juana’ Gioconda Belli has an amazing ability to write poetic prose. The minor and her lecturer are just as boring. I’ve read some translated novels in the past and they can get a bit choppy in parts but this was done well. The Kindle Book format for this title is not supported on: She has been living in both Managua and Los Angeles since It creeped me out and I found myself scanning over those parts very quickly.

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Return to Book Page. Margherita rated it did not like it Oct 07, Melanie Malette rated it did not like it Jan 03, Belli’s books have been published in numerous languages. The novel follows two parallel stories: Quotes from El Pergamino de l Until the creepy forty year old professor and the naive convent raised sixteen year old started having sex. You’ve reached the maximum number of rl you can currently recommend for purchase.

Raquel rated it did not like it Aug 21, Things would have happened much more slowly in real life. I thought the way the author had the main character Lucia describe her body was strange especially when she tells the reader about her belly button.

Here the novelist takes us through the historical events and we are meant to understand the feelings of Juana as she confronts the perfamino machinations of her day. It was rich with details and not just with regards to scenery, but with details even in the thought processes of the characters.


I agree with another reviewer who thought the story of Lucia and Manuel was unnecessary.

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The seduction part of the story would have been just fine if it weren’t for the strange and disor A Pretty Cover Can Only Take Me So Far I was very curious about “Juana the Mad” and was looking forward to reading that portion of this story. Published September 19th by Rayo first published Also there’s a glarring spot where Charles isn’t capitalized.

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Thus, the story of Juana and Philippe and Lucia and Manuel become intertwined together, and the narration swings from first-person to second-person and back. The worst book I have ever read. This may be fiction, it may be historical fiction, but it was a good read if one is interested in the history of Castile and Aragon back in the lz.