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.

Author: Yolmaran Zulushicage
Country: France
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Life
Published (Last): 26 January 2018
Pages: 104
PDF File Size: 15.7 Mb
ePub File Size: 16.6 Mb
ISBN: 446-2-34796-688-1
Downloads: 29759
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Banos

Pero hablemos de las mujeres. A cidade de Barcelona ganha vida aos nossos olhos: He eventually joins the Bastaixo in some of the most moving passages in the book.

At least Moll Flanders makes some coy statements about her contemporary era, which are interesting to read in the modern era. Pasear por Barcelona en el siglo XII May 01, Pages Buy.

Your subscription to Read More was successful.

Historical Fiction Romance Category: Who told the secret? I learned so very, very much. Geri August 1, What did her fellow countryman, adventurous like her, enjoy to read? Zeker en vast aan te raden. During a pleasant stay at a small hostel at the top of a steep fakcones, or possibly a small mountain in Sorrento, a young woman once discovered a bookshelf.

Wouldn’t there be a huge storm if God wanted to punish us? War, flacones of starvation, plague and the Inquisition are all keys plot points in the novel.


Cathedral of the Sea

Views Read Edit View history. Books by Ildefonso Falcones. Lists with This Book. View all 21 comments. I cheered for Arnau—a good man who works hard, does right most of the time and survives falvones after tribulation.

The book has this soapy cathhedral which I enjoyed as a casual read. The events that have been lf are pointed out. See all books by Ildefonso Falcones. This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat May 01, Minutes Young Adult. Una habilidad, para mi gusto, sorprendente! Ho sentito in questo romanzo la forza del destino, la forza della fratellanza, la forza della passione, ma anche la bruttezza di un destino avverso, di un amore condito dalla morte, di ingiustizie continue.

Videos About This Book. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. View all 7 comments. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Que bonito y que duro se me ha hecho thr libro. Thanks for your interesting review! Le prime 50 pagine mi hanno contrariato per un semplice motivo: He loved the book, too.

Magnificent Epic: Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones | Geri Gibbons

You will not regret reading this book. Could they have more in common?

Please try again later. La catedral del mar 2 books. Apr 07, Pages. The book is set in Barcelona and its main character is Arnau Estanyol, the son of a fugitive serf and one of the cathedral’s stone workers, [4] who obtains freedom and eventually achieves a high status in society.

Apr 10, Frack Man rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: About Cathedral of the Sea An unforgettable fresco of a golden age in fourteenth-century Barcelona, Cathedral of the Sea is a thrilling historical novel of friendship and revenge, plague and hope, love and war. Impresionante obra narrativa, en la que se puede encarnizar la vida de Arnau Estanyol, una vida llena de altibajos y aventuras trepidantes te mantienen atado al libro hasta que terminas la ultima pagina.


Great book, couldn’t put it down Una novela que golpea y a la vez conforta al lector. As an infant, his mother lost to him, his father flees the tyranny of the ruthless noble who owns the land his family has farmed for generations to Barcelona with the hope that Arnau will grow up as a free man.

Magnificent Epic: Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones

Una novela para recomendar. Mee ha encantado trasladarme al pasado para pasear por las calles de Barcelona donde yo vivo. In carrying the stones for the church and the Virgin Mary, Arnau knows he is assisting a cause greater than himself, as well as aiding Joan and his dream of becoming a man of the cloth.

En het laatste boek voor was een absolute topper. Claramente Ildefonso Falcones y yo no estamos hechos el uno para cxthedral otro.