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Read & download ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ú Ildefonso Falcones Ildefonso Falcones Ú 0 Read Free read La catedral del mar Ersonaggio di inusuale tempra e umanità Arnau non esita a dedicarsi con entusiasmo al grande progetto della cattedrale del popolo E all'ombra di uelle torri gotiche dovrà lottare contro fame ingiustizie e tradimenti ataviche barriere religiose guerre peste commerci ignobili e indomabili passioni ma soprattutto per un a che i pregiudizi del tempo vorrebbero condannare alle brume del sog Great book couldn t put it down

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Read & download ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ú Ildefonso Falcones Ildefonso Falcones Ú 0 Read Free read La catedral del mar Barcellona XIV secolo Nel cuore dell'umile uartiere della Ribera gli occhi curiosi del piccolo Arnau sono catturati dalle maestose mura di una grande chiesa in costruzione Un incontro decisivo poiché la storia di Santa Maria del Mar sarà il cardine delle tormentate vicende della sua esistenza Figlio di un servo fuggiasco nella capitale catalana Arnau trova rifugio e uella sospirata lib It is very important to know when you start this book that it is in fact based on the Chronica of King Pedro III Although historical fiction it closely follows true events in Catalonia during the 1300s under King Pedro s reign There is tons of history incorporated into the novel At the same time it has an engaging and fast moving plot You will learn about Barcelona the building of the cathedral Sant Maria de la Mar You will be impressed by the cathedral s history its beauty and how it engaged the life of so many in Barcelona It was built for and by the people of Barcelona All its people It was built at the site of an older church and underneath it is an ancient Roman cemetery However the book and the plot covers many many other actual events wars the bubonic plague the Inuisition guild practices treatment of women and Jews in fact all aspects of life in Barcelona during the 1300s this book is a perfect example of how historical fiction can teach in a delightful engrossing manner There is a author s note that clearly explains what is fiction and what is fact The events that have been altered are pointed out What is amazing is that what seems fiction is fact I wish I had read it in the middle of the novel rather than at the end So why only three stars I know that for me to say I like the book feels appropriate than to say I really liked it This is because I never really attached my self to the characters The book is concerned with the unrolling of the plot than character analysis Each character plays a significant role there are none that could have been eliminated Each character was rounded and well thought out but maybe the fact that all was so well planned that there were few bizarre elements that it simply felt a bit boring I do not mean the plot was boring that was rolling along at full speed continually In fact it felt a bit cinematicSo this book provides great history in an engaging story but without much sparkle I am very glad I read it I learned so very very much Did you know that the Inuisition began very early in Catalonia Dis you know that people were trading and profiting from the buying and selling of different currencies in the 1300s Did you know that when two serfs were married the master had the right to sleep with the woman first on the night of their marriage You will not regret reading this book

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Read & download ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ú Ildefonso Falcones Ildefonso Falcones Ú 0 Read Free read La catedral del mar Ertà che a tutt'oggi incarna lo spirito di Barcellona all'epoca in pieno fermento i vecchi istituti feudali sono al tramonto e i mercanti e i banchieri sono in ascesa sempre più influenti nel determinare le sorti della città impegnata in aspre battaglie per il controllo dei mari Intanto l'azione dell'Inuisizione minaccia la già non facile convivenza fra cristiani musulmani ed ebrei P Hefty historical novel set in fourteenth century Barcelona and revolving around the building of a cathedral yes there are similarities to Ken Follett s Pillars of the Earth Unlike Follett s novel this is very much woven around fact and an actual building and events and is based on a contemporary chronicle It is well plotted but there is a certain predictability about it The topics you would expect to come across are there the inuisition the plague relationships with Jews and Moors the guild system money lending serfdom and slavery nobility daily life relationships between the sexes and so on It is a saga based on the main protagonist Arnau Estanyol his parents his adopted brother Joan and his subseuent life and relationships All the boxes are ticked and this makes for the predictability The novel is informative and as it is based on historical fact I did learn a good deal about the history of fourteenth century Barcelona Some of the characterisation was a little contrived In the first part of the book there were a few characters who were clearly in the way of where the plot was clearly headed and I thought to myself How is he going to dispose of them Along comes the plague and of course the characters in the way succumb leaving the plot to roll along The ending was also a little too cosy and predictableThis sounds like I m being rather harsh the plot does move along at a good pace and there is certainly warmth to it that is endearing It isn t taxing and would make a good beach read If I was into beaches


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    PDF La catedral del mar It is very important to know when you start this book that it is in fact based on the Chronica of King Pedro III Although historical fiction it closely follows true events in Catalonia during the 1300s under King Pedro’s reign There is tons of history incorporated into the novel At the same time it has an engaging and fast moving plot You w

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    PDF La catedral del mar I picked up this well crafted historical epic masterpiece at a charity shop and am so thrilled that I did It is passionate and beautiful inspiring uplifting and heartbreaking with a strong feel for 14th century Catalonia

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    Read & download ñ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ú Ildefonso Falcones PDF La catedral del mar I could not bring myself to give this two stars meaning it was merely OKThe book was a best seller in Spain with proclaiming Falcones Spain's answer to Dan Brown He is not that good and not that bad either I can see why the book was so popular for the author A Catalan wrote a historical novel of his city Barcelona This is something

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  • Hardcover
  • 642
  • La catedral del mar
  • Ildefonso Falcones
  • Italian
  • 11 September 2020
  • 9788830424296