Title, La condesa sangrienta. Volume 3 of El ojo sin párpado. Author, Valentine Penrose. Translated by, María Teresa Gallego Urrutia, Isabel Reverte Cejudo. Results 61 – 90 of COMTESSE SANGLANTE (LA) by PENROSE VALENTINE and a great selection of related La condesa sangrienta: Penrose, Valentine. : La condesa sangrienta: Siruela. Tapa dura con sobrecubierta. 18 cm. Ex Libris anterior propietario. Libro en almacén, llamar antes de pasar a.

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Nov 01, Kelsey rated it liked it Shelves: I will disconinute any further inquiry into her life or the lives of people such as Gilles de Rais or Marquis de Sade.

And her taciturnity was such that in a mirror, valentinne every woman smiles at her reflection, she struck at herself over and over again, hammering her own effigy at her dumb forge.

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This is a book I started about a year ago and put down because it was not what I thought it was going to be. They become very close and their relationship is shown in their poetry from to about That being said, this is a masterpiece in a poetic reimagination of history. Books by Valentine Penrose. Accordingly, this book in a dreamy, poetic style. Nobody can fathom why she recorded the names of the victims, sometimes adding comments and details: It is supposedly a factual book of historic account, but it’s filled with conjecture, cod-psychology, astrology ffs!


However instead of actual trial transcripts the reader is only given a summary of the answers given to interrogators by some of Bathory’s right hand people. Sure, there were comparisons between the lifestyles of both, but I was not expecting this Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Que dizer desta mulher cuja companhia, apesar de tudo, era semp P. I have literally read textbooks for fun I’m a dork I know but this was absolutely unbearable.

Provided that we will never have a full knowledge of all her deeds, the woman who was to be known as ‘Bloody Countess’ murdered hundreds of girls to satisfy her darkest desires It took only a few months for the religious and civil authorities to find out what had happened to them. In a desperate pernose to preserve her beauty, she started to sangrienra human sacrifices and secret rites in which sex and torture were a daily occurrence.

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At times, the book loses your attention through conddsa rather monotonous approach at explaining individuals and their histories, but there’s enough blood Still a lot of discrepancies amidst the historical atrocities of The Blood Countess. Penrose was interested in female mysticism, alchemy and the occult. Perplexingly awful; I’m one of those gullible fraidy-cat types who loves a good story about serial killers medieval or otherwisebut I couldn’t finish this.


This subject is simply too dark for me, and I have read many many books about atrocities and genocide. I picked it up again a few days ago to get it off my book to-do list. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Nov 22, Greg rated it did not like it. It takes you a while to get used to the weird way it’s written and the constant exotic phrases that mix History with fiction. From adolescence she indulged in sadistic lesbian fantasies, where only the spilling of a woman’s blood could satisfy her urges.

No trivia or quizzes yet. At the rear of the book they have a transcript of the court hearing. Lists with This Book.

The Bloody Countess: The Atrocities of Erzsebet Bathory

Realismo magico applicato alla biografia: Bounced around quite a lot and on at least 10 occasions, the publisher published blank pages rather than what needed to be written. Refresh and try again. Quotes from The Bloody Counte Fascinating character, darker than darkness itself. Near the end, the author finally veers vvalentine track and spends an entire chapter recounting his crimes.