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Aug 24, branon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Started in Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. It takes as look at a Jewish doctor hiding his faith during the Inquisition in Spain. It is a beautiful and tragic story that should be experienced by all. Early 17th century Peru – the Inquisition is in full swing and a young Francisco finds his father is secretly a Jew.

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Against the Inquisition by Marcos Aguinis

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Oct 09, Snorki rated it mareano liked it. Raised in “Only someone who has had to bear a double identity, spending years in fear and shame while hiding what he knows to be his authentic self, can know the depth of such suffering.

What sets him apart is his marrzno conviction, superior knowledge of Christian and Jewish scripture, and courageous refusal to bend to the Inquisitions order to repent. I felt that I learned a great deal about the Inquisition, the early days of the the New World, and Judaism. If it weren’t so long I would immediate read it again in it’s original Spanish version. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. My only issue with this novel is that every female character is depicted as either overwhelmed by life or is somehow written out.


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La Gesta del Marrano Spanish Edition. Argentine novels Spanish-language novels novels s novel stubs Argentina stubs. I would recommend it to those interested in this time period. Be the first to ask a question about Against the Inquisition.

I would recommend this book to anyone who likes history, fiction and a little bit of the inquisition. Let’s connect Contact Matrano Facebook Twitter. As it reaches for Francisco, he sheds his mask to defend his freedom. Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. Not only did their ideology spread, their population did as well. Not being overtly religious, I was nevertheless gripped by this recounting of the historical time span noted.

What has changed with the Catholic Church? Francisco has not seen his father for many years — anyone accused of being a Jew is taken to Lima — when he himself sets off for Lima, determined to both study medicine and find his father.

You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation. To see what your friends thought of this book, amrrano sign up. Over the period of the Peruvian colonial era, hundreds of thousands of Spanish immigrants flooded into Peruvian ports.

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Da Silva would have been made a saint if he had been Catholic. Up to this part the book meandered along with plenty of religious discussions, Francisco’s life story and history lessons on Spain, Portugal and the treatment of Jews. Isabella, granted together with her husband the tit Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It took a while to finish it.


In the process, Francisco finds himself. This is what will make you hate and love reading this book, the sense of undeserved injustice and the hopelessness of logical thinking and reasoning with people that just cannot stand the idea of someone thinking differently.

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Sometimes this was awkward diction or ways dle speaking that seemed anachronistic. Francisco Maldonado Da Silva is nine years old when he sees his father, Don Diego, arrested one afternoon because of his beliefs. Against the Inquisition is better than superb, it is exceptional. It’s so well written and informative, I learned so much about the Spanish Inquisition and the pain the Jewish people went through, I cried like a baby, I got angry and so many more emotions I experienced reading this.

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According to modern estimates, geestawere prosecuted for various offenses during the three centuries of duration of the Spanish Inquisition, out of which between 3, and 5, were After a struggle to claim her right to the throne, she reorganized the governmental system, brought the crime rate to the lowest it had been in years, and unburdened the kingdom marrabo the enormous debt her brother had left behind. Member feedback about Isabella I of Castile: Aug 02, Ponder the Page rated it it was amazing Shelves: I learnt a lot from the book and very much enjoyed what is a gripping tale of faith, courage, love, family, cruelty and oppression.