I believe this translation is better than the translation for the others. And for those who love character, every character in the book is loaded with character. Someone has hacked into the popes personal computer. The seville communion is good fun, as entertaining as it often is silly. Someone has hacked into the popes personal computernot. Experience has taught him to deal with enemies of the church in all their guises, but nothing has prepared him for the. Almost all of perezrevertes characters are plausible, but usually as types. Settings include books set in castles, palaces, parks, on the beach.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the seville communion. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. He meets a feisty parish priest, a beautiful aristocrat, an ambitious banker, and three of the most touching, wonderfully ineffectual crooks to ever dabble in a life of crime. The main action of the nautical chart is a search for sunken treasure, which makes for a fascinating story of mystery and intrigue. In spain, in seville, there is a place where merchants are threatening the. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Originally a war correspondent, he now writes fiction fulltime. The main character, handsome, engimatic priest lorenzo quart, is sent there by the vaticans institute of. A novel kindle edition by perezreverte, arturo, sonia soto.
Arturo perezreverte is a retired journalist in madrid and spends his time writing fictionall of it is spectacular, but not all in english, yet. If his novel, the nautical chart, is representative of his writing and storytelling skills, then i see good reason for that. The seville communion by arturo perezreverte, paperback. The seville communion fully displayed arturo perezreverte s mastery of the language. The seville communion arturo perezreverte, sonia soto on.
It is as rich and complex as the best of the golden sherries produced in the wineries around seville. The title in english, the seville communion, is appropriate, but i always prefer staying with an authors title. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the seville communion. He worked as a war reporter for twentyone years 1973 1994. Im convinced that every ancient building, picture, or book thats lost or destroyed leaves us bereft. But the real story is more than the survival of an old church, rather it is a question of faith, and as we go along we wonder just how much faith each person really has. The seville communion by arturo perezreverte goodreads. His vivid descriptions of the city, like his stories of seville s outsize romantic and heroic past, are more resonant. The story is interesting, clever in places and deliciously sensual with lavish descriptions of seville. If we are to believe the sad publishing statistics that the average american buys only one book per year, this should be that book. Perez reverte has been called spains most popular author. The seville communion audiobook by arturo perezreverte. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Someone has hacked into the popes personal computernot to spy on the vatican or to spread a virus.
He has a very distinctive writing style thats clear and precise, almost like hemingway except with more detail and lush prose, as the occasion calls. The denver post internationally acclaimed author arturo perezreverte was born in 1951 in spain, where he lives. Far too much is made of his manliness and stunning beauty. From the master of the intellectual thriller, denver postthe author of the flanders panel and the club dumascomes an indelible tale of. Because i am a novelist with a workinprogress featuring a jesuit priest, a friend suggested i read the seville communion for the interesting character of father lorenzo quart. Murderous goingson in a tiny church draw the vatican into the dark heart of seville. This was a good book, and id recommend it to fans of the genre or of translated novels. In time, quart learned about the fates of several of the players in the story. If you can afford the luxury of two books, read this one twice. Books go search best sellers gift ideas new releases deals store. Father quart, a suave vatican troubleshooter, is sent to investigate.
He worked as a war correspondent for rtve and was a war correspondent for 21 years 19731994. Arturo perez has been a member of the prestigious real academia espanola since the. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. This book is set in beautiful, atmospheric seville. In addition to being a novelist he also does a substantial amount of journalism too. The seville communion is part vaticanconspiracy novel and part espionage novel. Search for books via location, setting, author, title or genre. Reading perezreverte is one of the most choice pleasures contemporary fiction offers. So were the descriptions of the sunlight on the church, on the river, and everywhere else, even though we are talking about torrid seville, descriptions of the light must amass a good 10 pages. He had to keep pedalling, he told himself, or else hed fall off the bicycle. The seville communion by arturo perezreverte fantastic fiction.
Father lorenzo quart is sent to seville to investigate two mysterious deaths, learn the. Ive read several more since then, but this is still the best one. In the club dumas by arturo perezreverte, lucas corso is a middleaged book detective whose job it is to find rare books for his wealthy clientle. In arturo perezrevertes stylish and entertaining the seville communion, rome sends handsome father lorenzo quart to investigate. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. When one of his clients is found dead the owner of part of the original manuscript of the three musketeers by alexandre dumas corsos job is to verify that. Initially, he worked for rtve, covering conflicts and wars.
And in all three cases the iea had done the dirty work for iwaszkiewicz. A hacker gets into the popes personal computer to leave a warning about mysterious deaths in a small church in seville that is threatened with demolition. T his book is set in beautiful, atmospheric seville. Mysterious, deadly conflicts between history and modernity drive spanish author perezrevertes latest literate thriller after the club dumas, 1997. He writes intelligent and thoughtprovoking mysteries in spanish, some of which have been translated into english.1227 211 569 1197 286 252 1510 1178 1191 878 571 470 431 714 313 1120 695 1391 1258 807 988 480 806 1226 459 893 1470 1060 616 577 1101 1393 99