Cathedral of the Sea is a historical novel by Spanish author Ildefonso Falcones. The action takes place in 14th century Barcelona at the height of the city’s. Cathedral of the Sea, by Ildefonso Falcones, trans. Nick Caistor. Rich and racy homage to old Catalonia. Reviewed by Michael Eaude; Friday. “Cathedral of the Sea” is worth a read if you like historical fiction, but that’s pretty much .. Great epic book by Ildefonso Falcones providing a historical picture of.

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There was little falcknes suspense or tension, and the book rapidly turned into an episodic adventure. May 01, Minutes Young Adult. It also felt very good in her hand.

At least Moll Flanders makes some coy statements about her contemporary era, which are interesting to read in the modern era. TV series made upon this book is now available on Netflix I’ve heard about this book, at that time just published in Spain, from his agent ildefoonso Book Fair in Turin I like my characters to do a little more thinking and my cafhedral to do a lot less spoonfeeding.

View all 7 comments. If you are interested, you can learn more about the Spanish Inquisition at http: She read what was written about it on it’s back sez love was in the air; it sounded perfect. She lent it to her father, who had quit reading because he was too tired all the time. To help us recommend your next book, tell us what you enjoy reading.


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It felt to me like the story dropped off for the sake of cramming a historical setting with stock catgedral to represent different aspects of life in 14th Century Barcelona. I was so thrilled with the book that I immediately sold it to Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia, and became fairy editor for Falcones’ agent In the bed at night. There is nothing to be sorry for.

It is true sometimes, you know, what they say: Which is something like a subhuman place. Well worth your time if you can enjoy the genre.

Magnificent Epic: Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones

There I gave up on this book at page of Cathedral Of The Sea 47 Sep 10, Your subscription falconws Read More was successful. Nov 26, Pi rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Some of these books are in the wrong profile.

You will ildefosno about Barcelona, the building of the cathedral Sant Maria de la Mar. Claramente Ildefonso Falcones y yo no estamos hechos el uno para el otro.

And I didn’t feel any empathy with the main characters I will take a look at your link. The historical background was more interesting.


La catedral del mar by Ildefonso Falcones

I think of the Inquisition as a much shorter unpleasant span. No — there are some flaws, some dangling characters, but none of this bothered me.

As this particular novel was written in the unusual language ‘Swedish’, she had to pick it up. The stars are twinkling in the sky; would they do that if the past mattered?

Cathedral of the Sea

Open Preview See a Problem? Tarde, querido, hubieras empezado por no violar a una chica traumatizada. Arnau Estanyol arrives in Barcelona and joins the powerful guild of stone-workers building the magnificent cathedral of Santa Maria del Mar, while his adoptive brother Joan studies to become a priest.

Retrieved 14 May She let her eyes wander over the shelf, and it truly held books of all sizes and shapes. Lists with This Book.

La catedral del mar La catedral del mar 1 by Ildefonso Falcones. I picked up this well crafted historical epic masterpiece at a charity shop and am so thrilled that I did. However the book and the iledfonso covers many, many other actual events: Geri, The History Lady July 1,