El Capitán Alatriste

El Capitán AlatristeIntriga E Conspira O Na Decadente Madrid Do S Culo XVII O Regresso Das Aventuras De Capa E Espada, Numa S Rie Que Um Xito Em Todo O Mundo.O Capit O Alatriste Um Espadachim A Soldo Que Se Movimenta No Submundo Da Decadente Corte Espanhola Do S Culo XVII Valente Como Poucos, Aprendeu A Combater Na Flandres Ao Servi O Do Ex Rcito Espanhol, Mas, Agora, As Lutas S O Outras Entre Vielas E Tabernas, Desafia Perigosos Assassinos, Conspiradores E, At , A Santa Inquisi O Rodeado De Personagens Cativantes, Como O Seu Pajem I Igo Balboa, O Poeta Subversivo Francisco De Quevedo, O Inquisidor Frei Em Lio Bocanegra, O Assassino Malatesta Ou O Diab Lico Secret Rio Do Rei Luis De Alqu Zar, O Capit O Alatriste V Se Envolvido Nas Intrigas E Conspira Es Que Caracterizam A Madrid Do S Culo XVII Uma Poca De Profundas Convuls Es Geradas Pelo Envolvimento, Por Ordem Do Rei Filipe IV, Em Diversas Guerras Desastrosas A S Rie Do Capit O Alatriste, Criada Em 1996, Uma Homenagem Aos Livros De Aventuras, Como Por Exemplo Os Tr S Mosqueteiros, Que Marcaram A Inicia O Leitura De Sucessivas Gera Es Em Dez Anos, A S Rie Alatriste J Vendeu Mais De Cinco Milh Es De Exemplares Em Todo O Mundo. You re in Madrid But the adventure here seems sorta like a half adventure Indeed, has a minor climax is like very sustained though brisk foreplay It s too short to be miraculous, though it will inevitably leave you wanting So, simply a great literary hook No s si fue por mi condici n de madrile o, o porque me gusta la historia, o porque fui afortunado y estudie en aquel Plan educativo que se llamaba EGB, con el que terminabas aprendiendo un mont n de cosas en este caso de nuestro Siglo de Oro , o porque me encanta c mo escribe P rez Reverte, o porque una historia donde los secundarios son Quevedo o el conde duque de Olivares recuerda a las novelas de aventuras de Alejandro Dumas, o porque la accion sucede por las calles que tan bien conozco No s la raz n, pero este es el nico libro que me he le do dos veces La primera un a o o dos despu s de que se publicara y la segunda tras ir al cine a ver su horrible versi n cinematogr ica que una serie posterior ha hecho buena El mal sabor de boca que me dej la pel cula se quit r pidamente tras la segunda lectura Creo sinceramente que si de ni o, en el colegio, me hubieran dado a leer cosas como estas en vez de los dramas de Gald s que me obl
16 17 1506 1700 , , 1556 1598 , , , , , , , , , 1492, 1681 , , , , , 17 , 2 , 80 1568 1648 30 1618 1648 , Monarqu a Hispanica , , , , 162 , , 1621 1665 , 30 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 17 , , , , 7 , , , 5 , , , . Short and elegant a worthy addition to the panoply of memorable swashbucklers and a promising start of a long historical epic The plot is simple, and the action scenes relatively few The strong points are the recreation of the Madrid society around 1620 and the evocative language The story alternates between first person narration by the young page Inigo Balboa and third person view I wish I was fluent in Spanish and could read this in the original , especially the poems Captain Diego Alatriste y Tenorio is set apart from the likes of D Artagnan, Zorro or Pardaillan by the fact that he is a lot less talkative, has a passion for books and for the verses of Lope de Vega or Quevedo, doesn t claim the
Published in 1996, this is the first of a series of novels by P rez Reverte, novels set in 17th century Spain and featuring the fictional Captain Diego Alatriste y Tenorio I igo, his squire, narrates the action from his perspective as an old man, although some of the narrative is in the third person Alatriste is not really a Captain, this title having been taken by him during a brief battle in Flanders when his commanding officer was slain But he keeps the title in peacetime, during which he lives as a sword for hire in Madrid The flavor of this novel is reminiscent of Dumas s D Artagnan adventures Alatriste finds himself down and out, sometimes in debtors prison, oftener living in straitened circumstances, when he is approached by a former army mate who has had better fortune and is employed as a constable His friend offers him lucrative and permanent employment of his sword and services but is vague about what that employment it But it seems a step up, turning out to be a clandestine assignment to ambush two people at the behest of the Head of the Spanish Inquisition Alatriste is every cagey, alert to nuances in speech and posture, and it is fascinating to observe how P rez Reverte develops and rounds out his character even as his sto
Captain Alatriste, a romantic soldier of fortune of Hapsburg Spain, is the protagonist of this series by Perez Revertez Just his luck to get embroiled in a dynasty scheme Reminds me of the Three Musketeers a bit Also, truly book one of a series This sets the stage Swashbuckling Seriously That s all this book is about If that s not enough of a point for you Well You just don t know how to have fun. The story in this novel takes place in the 17th Century Spain during the reign of Philip IV, the golden age of Spanish power The plot is based upon an actual historic occurrence in 1623 when the Prince of Wales Charles Stuart and George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, traveled incognito to Spain to try to reach agreement on the long pending match between Charles and Infanta Maria Anna of Spain, the younger sister of King Philip IV The fictional action of this book starts with its main character, Alatriste, being paid to kill a pair of unknown English visitors in Madrid who turn out to be the Prince and Villiers traveling incognito Life becomes quite complicated for Alatriste when at the last minute he decides not to kill the two strangers, and suddenly the plotters of the scheme have every reason to want Alatriste dead because he knows about their conspiracy.The characters in this story remind me of Dumas Three Musketeers, but the book, Captain Alatriste, is much shorter and concise in its construction The story takes place at about the same time as Dumas novel, but of course Alatriste is Spanish and the Dumas characters were French These characters are quite frankly not the sort of people I would want to be near in real life They are professional soldiers waiting for the next war In the meantime they have nothing better to do other than sit around in tave
, , , , , Muy entretenido, me encanto los personajes pero de momentos se me hizo lento en algunas partes ya que hay poco dialogo entre personajes pero espero que eso solo sea en el primer libro por que pretendo seguir con la serie del Capit n Alatriste