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. Un novela extraordinaria de amor y locura, en la que un historiador y una joven estudiante investigan la enigmática vida de Juana la Loca. Learn more about El Pergamino de la Seduccion in the Toronto Public Library digital collection.

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There is the medieval story of Juana la loca Juana of Castile and then there is the fictional story of a 17 year old orphan Lucia who is at a boarding school run by Nun’s in Spain.

The seduction part of the story would have been just fine if it weren’t for pergamono strange and disor A Pretty Cover Can Only Take Me So Far I was very curious about “Juana the Mad” and was looking forward to reading that portion of this story. I thought the progression of events, specifically the manipulating actions of the professor were eo believable. If that doesn’t bother you, this book was really good. I never realized that eroticism and history could mix together and form a very interesting novel.

Belli continues publishing and maintains that poetry is her most important work. The story is beautiful especially Juana’s story but goes very slowly. Jul 22, Mirah W rated it liked it. Please add your card again, or add a different card.

Open Preview Pefgamino a Problem? Their passion for each other is created as Manuel, with the excuse of teaching a history lesson, dresses Lucia in Queen Juana’ Gioconda Belli has an amazing seeduccion to write poetic prose. Why is availability limited? InBelli’s book La Mujer Habitada Peegamino Inhabited Womana semi-autobiographical novel that raised gender issues for the first time in the Nicaraguan revolutionary narratives, brought her increased attention; this book has been published in several languages and was on the reading list at four universities in the United States.


She meets a 40 something professor Maunel and he seduces her while telling her the story of Juana. I would love to know what happens, but without having to think about the sex between those two.

If you receive an error message, please contact your library for help. Feb 23, Zissa rated it it was ok Shelves: Young girl with nothing on her mind than mounting an old fart, plus both too ignorant or careless to even consider some sort of protection.

There isn’t a scroll of seduction in the book. Want to Read saving…. Una historia contada en dos tiempos. Learn more about possible network issues or contact support for more help.

The Scroll of Seduction

Please sign in again so you can continue to borrow titles and access your Loans, Wish list, and Holds pages. Jul 19, Catherine Gentry rated it really liked it Shelves: Great history on Queen Juana the Mad from Spain. Open Preview See a Problem?

Here the novelist takes us through the historical events and we are meant to understand the feelings of Juana as she confronts the political machinations of her day. Oct 21, Bianca.

Valeria Giuffrida rated it did not like it Jun 27, I can read about nearly anything without being offended.

Laura rated it did not like it Sep 09, Manuel is a man of many talents; an art historian and professor, he is also an exquisite storyteller.

El Pergamino de La Seduccion : Gioconda Belli :

I was really enjoying this book. The historical information about Spain was absolutely amazing. Also there’s First impressions of this book was that the translation from Spanish to English were done incredibly well. Now, the title is actually misleading.


El Pergamino De La Seduccion Book by Gioconda Belli

I officially give up on this book, after having read more than a third of it. The Spanish royalty is very foreign to me, but I do find it fascinating. 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. I would not have given it one star but on the whole the story was pretty good if you can get past the pedophilic behavior of the grown man.

After the umpteenth mention of evil, repressive, Catholic Spain vs. It was really sad the way Juana’s family depicted her and used her in their sedhccion for power. Ana Velez rated it did not like it Nov 07, Published September 19th by Rayo first published Jenny rated it did not like it Jul 29, She seduccioon since left the FSLN and is now a major critic of the current government.

Until the creepy forty year old professor and the naive convent raised sixteen year old started having sex.

Interessante e ben narrata la storia di Giovanna la pazza: Sep 19, Kate S rated it liked it Shelves: But the interplay between the present and past was ridiculously absurd and fell completely flat at the end. She has since left the FSLN and is now a major critic of the current government. My only gripe was the ending.

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