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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The Scroll of Seduction
Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I officially give up on this book, after having read more than a third of it. I really wanted to finish it, but it is irritating me more and more as I go on. It is made up of two stories: The first is decidedly creepy I think mostly for the way it’s presented, because I have certainly read much creepier things than a relationship between a year-old and an older man and it ha I officially give up on this book, after having read more than a third of it.
The first is decidedly creepy I think mostly for the way it’s presented, because I have certainly read much creepier things than a relationship between a year-old and an older man and it hasn’t put me off of the book ; the second had a lot of potential, but fell kind of flat, at least in the part that I read. 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.
After the umpteenth mention of evil, repressive, Catholic Spain vs. Perhaps the rest of the book is more believable, but I have my doubts. She is portrayed as a hysterical, ignorant nymph who only takes pride in being plumbered by her hermosito. Also disappointing is that the historical setting is just that: The characters could also have been on heat in Budapest in the The minor and her lecturer are just as boring. 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.
I was really enjoying this book. Until the creepy forty year old professor and the naive convent raised sixteen year old started having sex.
seduvcion Then I put it down. If that doesn’t bother you, this book was really good. I would love to know what happens, but without having to think about the sex between those two.
Novela chafa, con personajes fake y discurso impostado. La autora me late como poeta.
The Scroll of Seduction by Gioconda Belli
Y Juana siempre me ha parecido una reina atractiva, por loca, precisamente. O sea, trato de justificar mi pendejada. 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.
It creeped me out and I found myself scanning over those parts very quickly. The historic story portion of the plot I found very interesting. I tried to overcome the ridiculous premise–that by putting on a period dress, the main character could channel the emotions of a long-dead queen–but it kept nagging at me. That and the ,a that I found the book rather boring made it so I couldn’t read more than 40 or so pages.
Bizarre eroticism including hints of incest, role-playing, and few redeeming qualities.
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Another when I was at the bargain store and desperately needed anything to read. The worst book I have ever read. Would’ve made an interesting historical novel in and of itself. But the interplay between the present and past was ridiculously absurd and fell completely flat at the end. Ana Velez rated it did not like it Nov 07, Alexia Campbell rated it did not like it Jul 26, Mona Hernandez rated it did not like it Oct 23, Laura rated it did not like it Sep 09, Jenny rated it did not like it Jul 29, Margherita rated it did not like it Oct 07, Maharet rated it did not like it Aug 26, Valeria Giuffrida rated it did not like it Jun 27, Beth rated it did not like it Sep 11, Ariel rated it did not like it Oct 13, Jane rated it did not like it Apr 20, Linde rated it did not like it Jul 16, Raquel rated it did not like it Aug 21, Lacedo rated it did not like it Nov 06, Dpt rated it did not like it Mar 16, Melanie Malette rated it did not like it Jan 03, Sara Gaines rated it did not like it Aug 15, Gwen Boleyn rated it did not like it Sep 07, RaLea rated it did not like it Mar 24, Yuri Barrantes rated it did not like it Sep 09, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Gioconda Belli born December 9, in Managua, Nicaragua is a Nicaraguan author, novelist and poet. Gioconda Belli, partly of Northern Italian descent, was an active participant in the Sandinista struggle against the Somoza dictatorship, and her work for the movement led to her being forced into exile in Mexico in Returning in just before the Sandinista victory, she became FSLN’s international press liaison in and the director of State Communications in She has been living in both Managua and Los Angeles since She has since left the FSLN and is now a major critic of the current government.
InBelli’s book La Mujer Habitada The 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.
El Pergamino de la Seduccion EPB: Una Novela
The novel follows two parallel stories: Belli continues publishing and maintains that poetry is her most important work. Belli’s books have been published in numerous languages. Books by Gioconda Belli. Trivia About The Scroll of Sed Quotes from El Pergamino de sevuccion Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.