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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The Seville Communion by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Political and financial interests including the archbishop of Seville want the church demolished to exploit the value of the real estate. View all 22 comments. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Jason Bunnell rated it did not like it Jul 06, The vision of the aristocracy seems a rather common-place one of composure and subtle superiority, the clever elderly lady who hacks computers hardly believable.

Refresh and try again. So were the descriptions I found this book in a resort in the Caribbean, it took me two holidays to actually finish reading it.

I have never been a fan of slapstick humour. Paperbackpages. Lz don’t think I would have minded the long digressions into philosophy if the main “thriller” plot had been stronger.

La piel del tambor / The Seville Communion

View all 4 comments. For one thing, I knew the proper word was “memoriam”, not “commemorationem”, which I am not sure is even a word at all.

Published June 7th by Mariner Books first published Quotes from La piel del tambor. His tambo of all aspects of the Spanish languages, from the 17th-century dialogue in the Capitan Alatriste series, to the Mexican street language and Spanish drug slang to the 19th-century Franglish in “Trafalgar” have earned him a pl This brilliant story has a surprising ending.


Three people die in the church in mysterious circumstances. That the church’s supporters are not motivated by religious fervor is a surprising conundrum.

Obviously, no one provides any clues about the identity of the mysterious tamborr. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Tambo. The pace is slow going for a thriller, still it kept my attention.

While I would have appreciated a more in-depth discussion, I was pleasantly surprised by the very fact of the inclusion of these ideas in the book.

Perwz Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This the the first of 4 books by Perez-Reverte I have read and I have liked them a lot. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Their conversation is thick with careful formality that exudes even more menace.

The story starts with a hacker gaining accessed the Pope’s personal computer to put a message about a small Seville church that is going to be demolished. I am certainly going to read some more of his works.

The Seville Communion

Actually, investigating and solving the crimes never becomes particularly important -perhaps the author’s last and less-obvious critique of the Church. I found this book in a resort in the Caribbean, it took me two holidays to actually finish reading it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Fast-moving and a good read. Men black with dust beneath their chain mail had once shouted the name of God as they charged into battle, to win eternal life and a place in heaven with their slashing swords.


Arturoo wish I could rate it 0. In my view there are not enough happy endings in this “vale of tears”, so to speak.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Ok, not really terrible but very ver predictable. There is no “detective” solving the problem but the protagonists are really well drawn – their inner thoughts and motives so well described that these are just a joy to read.

By the way I read it in Spanish where the title is “La piel del tambor. It’s quite a big cast of characters for a thriller, and my only complaint is that they are bit theatrical – like actors following a script – especially the villains who prove rather inept and predictable in the end.

As everybody knows when you are an tmabor years old aristocrat lady mostly interested in bullfighting and other “saraos” you have a lot of free time. The set-up is intriguing. In a lifetime of reading, this is one of the books that will always be close to my heart. I artuuro the character of Father Lorenzo Quart, and, despite the ridiculous Nabokov quote, I thought the story’s end was happy enough in that it was perfectly appropriate.