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In his early thirties, while a doctor in Chile and married to a good Catholic, he gradually integrates more Jewish elements into his covert practice of Judaism, even circumcising himself one evening. When he was 10, Francisco’s Father Diego was arrested for being Jewish, all of the family’s assets were confiscated by the church, and Diego’s Father dl taken ka Lima to be tortured until he named other secret Jews and repented for practicing Judaism.

Member feedback about Spanish Inquisition: I must admit, although spanish is my native tongue, its not an easy read because I am more comfortable in the english language, yet this book is just to incredible to pass up.

Return to Book Page. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it marraon, give it a second life. See all 16 reviews. He is an author with extensive international training in literature, neurosurgery, psychoanalysis, the arts and history. Aug 26, Neil. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article.

Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Poignant story of a man raised as a New Christian and secret Jew in South America during the s, a period when the Inquisition was in full swing. Please try again later.


The author has done a fantastic job drl bringing Francisco to life. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This is a powerful and moving story of faith with a thoughtful examination of some of the reasons that Christians in particular Catholics considered Jews to be heretics deserving of death.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Against seemingly insurmountable odds, he will prove that while the body can be broken, the spirit fights back, endures, and survives. Argentine marranp Spanish-language novels novels s novel stubs Argentina stubs.

Da Silva getsa have been made a saint if he had been Catholic. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Beautiful, tragic, brutal, mesmerising. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The novel is set in South America in the early s, when the Inquisition was in force across various countries ruled by Spain, routing out heretics and Jews. Traditional historiography has marked the beginning of the Reconquista with the Battle of Covadonga orthe first known victory in Iberia by Christian military forces since the military intervention in Iberia of combined Arab-Berber forces.

It’s a long book so be prepared lx that, but it’s worth the investment! Aug 03, Irene rated it liked it. I must pa, although spanish is my native tongue, its not an easy read because I am more comfortable in the english language, yet this book is just to incredible to pass up. I took off one star because it is soooo long! Among European Peruvians, the Spanish are the largest group of immigrants to settle in the country. The novel is ggesta halves of the story – starting with Francisco as a man being interrogated as part of the Inquisition investigation, we follow the development of the beatings and attempts to get him to confess to his sins.

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According to modern estimates, aroundwere prosecuted for various offenses during the three centuries of duration of the Spanish Inquisition, out of which between 3, and 5, were Editorial Sudamericana Language: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

It transports you to a dark time of the inquisition in Latin America, not so openly known.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Member feedback about Marcos Aguinis: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Explore the Home Gift Guide. If you speak spanish, I would recommend this book immediately.

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Editorial Reviews Language Notes Text: Share your thoughts with other customers. If you speak spanish, I would recommend this book immediately. Published July 1st by AmazonCrossing first published Of course, not much has changed over the past centuries, as evidenced in todays worlds religious conflicts and persecutions. A model attribution edit summary using German: For more on the background to this period of South American history, see https: He is one of thousands condemned because of his Jewish blood.

Una historia que refleja la heroica vida y resistencia de los judios sefaradi en America Latina.