El Pergamino de la Seduccion EPB has ratings and reviews. Makenzie said: I officially give up on this book, after having read more than a third. Un novela extraordinaria de amor y locura, en la que un historiador y una joven estudiante investigan la enigmática vida de Juana la Loca. Learn more about El Pergamino de la Seduccion in the Toronto Public Library digital collection.

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That and the fact that I found the book rather boring made it so I couldn’t read more than 40 or so pages. There were some misprintings a few times in the book.

It was intriguing and kept my interest. And who was she making love to? I really wanted to finish it, but it is irritating me more and more as I go on.

Eventually she came to be known as Juana the Mad. I appreciated the author trying to create the parallels between their lives and the lives of Juana and Philippe, but I really didn’t care for them much as characters and thought their story was unresolved in the end The Spanish royalty is very foreign to me, but I do find it fascinating. Hija de reyes, madre de reyes, y una vida tan triste Der Klappentext hat mich sehr neugierig gemacht, denn ich liebe historische Romane und auch, wenn verschiedene Zeitebenen miteinander verstrickt sind.


Lacedo rated it did not like it Nov 06, I thought the progression of events, specifically the manipulating actions of the professor were not believable. Their passion for each other is created as Manuel, with the excuse of teaching a history lesson, dresses Lucia in Queen Juana’ Gioconda Belli has an amazing ability to write poetic prose. Jan 16, Carlos Mock rated it really liked it Shelves: I never knew of the existence of Juana La Loca before, but now I have a better idea of who she was.

El Pergamino de La Seduccion : Gioconda Belli :

Una buena historia con Siempre me ha fascinado la figura de Seducdion. I agree with another reviewer who thought the story of Lucia and Manuel was unnecessary.

Manuel plays the part of Juana’s beloved husband, Phillipe, and easily seduces her. I would still like to read about “Juana the Mad” if anyone can recommend something else that would be great, Thanks. seducion

The Scroll of Seduction

It is a book I would easily read again. I’ve read some translated novels in the past and they can get a bit choppy in parts but this was done well. She has been living in both Managua and Los Angeles since Perhaps the rest of the book is more believable, but I have my doubts. When I had to put it down, I couldn’t wait to pick it back up to learn more about what was happening.


El Pergamino de la Seduccion – Toronto Public Library – OverDrive

The Scroll of Seduction by Gioconda Belli. Gioconda Belli, partly of Northern Italian descent, was an active participant in the Sandinista struggle against the Somoza dictatorship, eel her work for the movement led to her being forced into exile in Mexico in O sea, trato de justificar mi pendejada. Linde rated it did not like it Jul 16, Availability can change throughout the month based on the library’s budget.

I was also disappointed by the ending. But Juana, who was also one of the most learned princesses of the Renaissance, was forced to pay a high price for being headstrong and daring to be sedccion.

Try refreshing the page. The library card you previously added can’t be used to complete this action. Beth rated it did not like it Sep 11, Mona Hernandez rated it did not like it Oct 23,