La Gesta del Marrano (Spanish Edition) [Marcos Aguinis] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Classical Studies, Spanish Studies, Latin. La Gesta del Marrano La Gesta del Marrano (Against the Inquisition) is an Argentine novel, written by renowned prize-winning Argentinian author Marcos. 2 quotes from La Gesta del Marrano: ‘I know that, in speaking the truth, I am placing my life at risk. I may already be condemned, yet I am filled with p.

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Get to Know Us. Early 17th century Peru – the Inquisition is in full swing and a young Francisco finds his father is secretly a Jew. Not an easy read and not for the juvenile reader, but it teaches us the story of beliefs.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The author described Catholic rituals to the extent of obsession.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Yet, the Church remains locked in the past and keeps protective women from becoming priests. To ask other readers questions about Against the Inquisitionplease sign up. Nov 04, Sara rated it it was amazing Shelves: Battles involving Portugal Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. This book was for me an ode to freedom of thoughts, ,arrano a tribute to those who died and still die fighting for this freedom.

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Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. The detail made for heavy going, though its hard in hindsight to An interesting but sometimes agonising novel I struggled with with one greatly.

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Books by Marcos Aguinis. Narra deo detalle las metamorfosis por las que pasan Francisco, su padre, sus hermanos y sus amigos y las luchas internas y externas que deben pelear para poder sobrevivir. Against the Inquisition is better than superb, it is exceptional. Eel with his Father who had been released after years of torture and indoctrination he slowly came to accept his Jewish heritage, especially after realizing how weak were the Catholic arguments justifying the eradication of Judaism.

It is both tragic and uplifting in how determined he was to show the inquisition that they were wrong.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Over the period of the Peruvian colonial era, hundreds of thousands of Spanish immigrants flooded into Peruvian ports. In that small battle, a group led by the nobleman Pelagius defeated a Muslim patrol in the mountains of northern Iberia and established the independent Christian Kingdom of Asturias.

Isabel, 22 April — 26 November reigned as Queen of Castile from until her death. The Inquisition was a planned genocide of Jews living in Catholic countries. No trivia or quizzes yet. Set in Spain and Portugal during the Inquisition, it moves quickly towards to South american continent, and the persecution of the Jewish people in Spain and Portugal and how this continued in Argentina, Chile and Peru. The fact that the main character is Jewish and the torturers Christian is completely irrelevant.


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.

Una historia que refleja la heroica vida y resistencia de los judios sefaradi en America Latina. Otras le quitan claridad al texto. English Choose a language for shopping.

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I felt that I learned a great deal about the Inquisition, the early days of the the New World, and Judaism. Marcos Aguinis born 13 January is an Argentine writer. La Gesta del Marrano Spanish Edition. This Argentina -related article is a stub. The Passion According to Carmela. Return to Book Page.

In the process, Francisco finds himself.