Una atractiva historia de amor, codicia, fe, traición y asesinato. La Sevilla de Pérez-Reverte seduce a su protagonista y a sus lectores. La piel del tambor has ratings and reviews. Jord said: I found this book in a resort in the Caribbean, it took me two holidays to actually fini. James said: 3+ stars to Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s The Seville Communion, By the way I read it in Spanish where the title is “La piel del tambor.” I think this is his.

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If you come to the book expecting a “stunning novel of suspense” that moves with “page-turning pace,” I could quite imagine you might even find The Seville Communion a bit dull. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I am not going to go into details, however Perez-Reverte seems to specialize in details – and very believable details, about the inner workings of the Vatican of Spain and Seville especially relating to church, business and government intrigue. When you think it cant go worse, then it comes the ending, omg!!! Was this book a best seller? In Seville more characters appear. 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.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The seminary puts an indelible mark on even a man who got thrown out as quickly as I did I prefer to think it was my questions about the mis-translation of Song of Solomon chapter 7, verse 2; on the other hand, it probably had something to do with several fistfights, breaking a poolstick over someone’s head in the commons area, and At first I wasn’t sure I liked this book, but I’m glad I kept reading anyway Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The characters interesting enough.

La piel del tambor / The Seville Communion

Quart finds out in the end, but he deverte really knows who to trust. They believed in saving man here on earth, not waiting for the Kingdom of Heaven. This book, in the original Spanish version is not only a page turner, but a delight to read. I’m convinced that every ancient building, picture, or book that’s lost or destroyed, leaves us bereft. I am certainly going to read some more of his works. So were the descriptions I found this book tambkr a resort in the Caribbean, it took me two plel to actually finish reading it.


Another small gripe is about computers. The Vatican couldn’t care less about the fate of that church, but for the sake of face dispatches a sort of priestly James Bond, Lorenzo Quart, to investigate the situation and in particular identify the hacker. Buy the selected items together This item: Write a customer review.

Both are about Vatican “hit men,” sent out to intervene in crimes that involve priests, churches, art, death. Some of these items ship sooner than the others.

This website is one example of the pieces from this period. As a thriller set in the clerical world and dealing with mysterious murders, church politics, high finance and crises of faith, the book re Tamhor may prefer Arturo-Perez Reverte when he writes his historical adventures featuring Captain Alatriste, but his contemporary thrillers are not without merit.

La piel del tambor by Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1 star ratings)

The reader is complicit in these attempts, not so much due to pirl skill of the writing as to the fondness developed for the characters and their foibles. I decide to read this after good experiences in the past specially with “El Club Dumas” and “La Artuo de Flandes” but find it really disappointing. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Atmbor all three to Cart Add all three piell List. Cardinal Iwaszkiewicz is immediately established as shadowy and dangerous. Quart is not your Father Confessor. The resolution of the problem will secure his status quo, a failure might send him to a remote church in South America. The Nazarene certainly oerez had guts. Jose Manuel rated it did not like it Dec 21, Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The story-ostensibly a thriller-is set in motion when a hacker makes his way through to the pope’s personal computer leaving a The star of this show was Seville, that Andalusian centuries old charmer wrapped in her robes of every sort of pageantry the history of Europe had to offer.


I recommend the book, but with one caveat; read it because it takes you to Seville, not because revefte are looking for a good hacker mystery. Share your thoughts with other customers. El trio que se dedica a hacer “maldades” por encargo, patetico, risible y con muchas pinceladas de ternura. With some tweaking and a few additional story points, this would be a very strong novel.

It’s also, in many aspects, a comedy, primarily through the strand of its plot featuring a trio of incompetent crooks hired by the bad guys to nobble the old revverte or in some other way ensure that the church falls out of its present hands and into theirs.

The characters do not disappoint. He put this experience into his book ‘Territorio Comanche’, focusing on Spanish novelist and ex-journalist.

The Seville Communion

The narrative is pifl a small chapel in Sevilla that is scheduled to be razed because the mayor has plans and investors for the site occupied by the church. They are Captain Xaloc and Carlotta Bruner, who met in Seville at the end fel the XIX century – got separated by social conventions and intransigent families, making one leave to make his fortune by sailing to the Carribean, and the other to wait and watch from the tallest tower in town for a returning sail.

View all 22 comments. Ones that are experimental and a little hard to finish; and ones that are meant to entertain. Two deaths of people directly involved in the church affairs have been ruled accidental, but an anonymous hacker alerts the Pope in Rome that foul play may be involved. The ending was a bit too neat and clear cut for my taste, but the romantic aura of Seville and its histories I think will endure.

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