El Pergamino de la Seduccion EPB has ratings and reviews. Makenzie said: I officially give up on this book, after having read more than a third. Dec 6, “El pergamino de la seducción” de Gioconda Belli. Search. Advanced. Always available OverDrive magazines are here! ×. Title details for El Pergamino de la Seduccion by Gioconda Belli – Available.
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Ariel rated it did not like it Oct lz, Quotes from El Pergamino de l Laura rated it did not like it Sep 09, Juana es una mujer que como cualquier otra se ve muy afectada por el duelo y por los abusos e injusticia de sus padres. Learn more about possible network issues or contact support for more help.
Open Preview See a Problem? I think it’s meant to be a sort of vindication of Juana, but the whole examining the interiority of the historical figure seemed kind of forced and the narration was plagued with stereotypes. RaLea rated it did not like it Mar 24, The worst book I have ever read. I never realized that eroticism and history could mix together giocojda form a very interesting novel.
Try refreshing l page. She is portrayed as a hysterical, ignorant nymph who only takes pride in being plumbered by her hermosito.
Juana es una mujer que como cualquier otra se ve muy afectada por el duelo Gioconda Belli como es costumbre, coloca a la mujer en el centro pergamno la historia. It is a book I would easily read again. Una historia contada en dos tiempos. It was rich with details and not just with regards to scenery, but with details even in the thought processes of the characters.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Por ello mismo, me hubiera gustado que la historia fuera solo sobre el personaje de Juana. Juana’s story, told in first person, is engaging with just the right amount of detail to set the beloi, but not bog down the story.
Things would have happened much more slowly in real life. First impressions of this book was that the translation from Spanish to English were done incredibly well.
The Scroll of Seduction
The seduction part of the story would have been just fine if it weren’t for the strange and disorganized way the story was told. Oct 21, Bianca. She has been living in both Managua and Los Angeles since Belli’s books have been published in numerous languages. Gioconda Belli has an seducdion ability to write poetic prose.
Valeria Giuffrida rated it did not like it Jun 27, Be the first to ask a question about The Scroll of Seduction. Overall, I think it was a very interesting device.
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The chronology wasn’t at all fluid, it was very difficult for me to tell if the main character was referring to something that happened in the recent past or sexuccion distant past. There were some misprintings a few times in the book.
Would’ve made an interesting historical novel in and of itself. I suspect, that in the translation from Spanish to English, some ds the finer points of the writing may have been lost.
The Scroll of Seduction by Gioconda Belli
As a parallel story, it also tells the story of Lucia, an orphan from Central America, who is weduccion in a boarding school in Madrid. Lucia tells the professor how she would have felt if she were Juana.
That and the fact that I found the book rather boring made it so I couldn’t read more than 40 or so pages. Der Klappentext hat mich sehr neugierig gemacht, denn ich liebe historische Romane und auch, wenn verschiedene Zeitebenen miteinander verstrickt sind.
Add a library card to your account to borrow titles, place holds, and add titles to your wish list. I really wanted to finish it, but it is irritating me more and more as I go on. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Giocondaa que demasiado cuerda, demasiado peligrosa para ser mujer. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Manuel has a medieval dress that he insists Lucia wears whenever they would meet during the weekends.
There are also many licenses taken by the author: Also there’s a glarring spot where Charles isn’t capitalized. Belli tries to model Petgamino story after Juana’s and tries to draw parallels between the two, but Lucia’s story just left me feeling wired-ed out. This is a book written by Gioconda Belli, one of Central America’s great writers. Jul 22, Mirah W rated it liked it.
Feb 23, Zissa rated it it was ok Shelves: Sep 19, Kate S rated it liked it Shelves: