Captain Alatriste is a series of novels by Spanish author Arturo Pérez-Reverte. It deals with the adventures of the title character, a Spanish soldier and man of. Captain Alatriste has ratings and reviews. Fabian said: You’re in Madrid. But the adventure here seems sorta like a half adventure. Indeed, ha. Acción, historia y aventura se dan cita como un torbellino en las inolvidables páginas de esta primera novela de la serie «Las aventuras.

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This book is part of a series on swashbuckling captain Alatriste. The murky business in which he is inevitably caught up means that his “long, intimidating” sword with the “nicks, knocks and scratches of other days and other blades” spends rather more time out of its scabbard than xrturo captain might have hoped.

Then back to the story for a second. The plot is simple, and the action scenes relatively few. Most disappointingly – the adventure part of the book is very small: Set up a giveaway. Forward, backwards, “now,” over and over again. Se l’austero e audace Diego Alatriste, ex-combattente costretto ad affittare al migliore offerente la sua infallibile spada per tirare avanti artudo Madrid splendida e stracciona del Seicento, risulta forse fin troppo eroico per il lettore smaliziato, i numerosi personaggi di psrez, alcuni dei quali realmente esistiti, sono ritratti in modo vivace e credib Lettura piacevole, avvincente, ricca di dettagli storici e di gustose citazioni di poeti dell’epoca, che intrattiene con gusto ed eleganza.

Reviewed by Louis N. Sterile sacrifice, glorious defeats, corruption, rogues, misery, and shame, that we had up to the eyebrows. Put it down and left it there for about a year. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in capitwn to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Get to Know Us. Cloaked by his followers in the church as well as lies, bureaucracy, politics, and red tape, he is almost untouchable. To ask other readers questions about Captain Alatristeplease sign up. Feb 28, Algernon capitqn it it was amazing Shelves: They are hired by cloaked characters, as mysterious as they are dangerous.



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Nice swashbuckling entertainment, though not, I hear, as good as some of the author’s earlier works that have nothing to do with Alatriste. This is one of those novels where the atmosphere is as good as the alatrixte.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The following is a list of the books in the series and the year published in USA: At pages, this ccapitan a very accessable novel for non native speakers of Spanish.

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But there are sword-fights, moments of nobility, and a great deal of derring-do. It’s too short atruro be miraculous, though it will inevitably leave you wanting more. In this series, the protagonist features in adventures that showcase his swashbuckling activities and personality.

Candidly, alqtriste, my mastery of Spanish is as yet too rudimentary for me to be able to comment on the literary quality of the writing. In this dangerous city where a thrust of steel settles all matters, srturo is no stronger blade than Alatriste’s. Diego Alatriste is a swordsman in a dangerous and corrupt seventeenth-century Spain, where his services are requested to settle debts or restore a family’s reputation.

Let’s just say that it never gets boring, not for an instant. Si te gusto y quedastes facinado y no pudistes saciar tu hambre por mas aventuras del Capitan Diego A. Please try again later. And after all, there is far more money to be made in five volumes than just one!

This sets the stage. The book sucks you in in a very relaxed way and before you know it you want to know what happens next.

Captain Alatriste

No le doy las cinco estrellas porque el final es bastante abierto y la trama en si no es adictiva. Would you like to revertee us about a lower price? There’s more than a ep of noir to a world full of crooked cops, rotten aristocrats and young blonde angels destined to become the “sweetest, atturo dangerous and mortal enemy”.


But before I begin my gushing, I would like to note my minimal disappointment in him for the Captain Alatriste series. This despite the Italian’s dishonorable, vindictively cunning tricks, such as miming a surrender. I say odd because the are so many description of the captain’s inner thoughts, his memories from people and places that Inigo Had no way of knowing and telling about in such detail.

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It is an engaging yarn in and off itself. This is a trilogy set so one should probably read all three books but at the end of the first one, I found I knew as little about Captain Alatriste then as I did when I first began. That book sings the praises of the 3 musketeers with the love and admiration I always felt towards it, that I almost felt like Perez riverte and I are kindred spirits.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Read more Read less. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I am confident in this assessment as I already feel this way two of of seven books in. So I did some checking, and Margaret Sayers Peden is highly acclaimed I read this last year and just could not–at all–get into it.

The fictional action of this book starts with its main character, Alatriste, being paid to kill a pair of unknown English visitors in Madrid who turn out to be the Prince and Villiers traveling incognito.

After this book, he could leave definitely journalism for focusing on his career as a fiction writer. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?