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La piel del tambor


La piel del tambor by Brand: Alfaguara at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. A hacker breaks into the Vatican's system. A baroque church in Seville kills to protect itself. A beautiful Andalusian aristocrat, a handsome priest/agent who handles the Church's dirty work, a jealous banker and his gambling secretary, a seventy-year-old woman who only drinks coke, a postcard from a woman dead a hundred years ago, and the mysterious legacy of Xaloc-the last Spanish privateer, who vanished from the Cuban coast in 1898-are the building blocks for this ingenious, complex and


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A hacker breaks into the Vatican's system. A baroque church in Seville kills to protect itself. A beautiful Andalusian aristocrat, a handsome priest/agent who handles the Church's dirty work, a jealous banker and his gambling secretary, a seventy-year-old woman who only drinks coke, a postcard from a woman dead a hundred years ago, and the mysterious legacy of Xaloc-the last Spanish privateer, who vanished from the Cuban coast in 1898-are the building blocks for this ingenious, complex and fascinating novel. Description in Spanish: Un pirata informatico que se infiltra en el Vaticano. Una iglesia barroca, en Sevilla, que mata para defenderse. Tres pintorescos malvados que aspiran a mantener viva la copla espanola. Una bella aristocrata andaluza. Un apuesto sacerdote-agente especialista en asuntos sucios. Un banquero celoso y su secretario ludopata. Una septuagenaria que bebe coca-cola. La tarjeta postal de una mujer muerta un siglo atras. Y el misterioso legado del capitan Xaloc, ultimo corsario espanol, desaparecido frente a las costas de Cuba en 1898. Con esos ingredientes, Arturo Perez-Reverte construye en La piel del tambor una ingeniosa, compleja y fascinante trama novelesca. Con su imaginacion desbordante, su espectacular dominio de la ingenieria narrativa y de los diversos generos superpuestos -misterio, policiaco, historia, romanticismo, aventura, folletin- el autor nos sumerge sin aliento en una historia que corta al lector cualquier posible retirada, arrastrandolo a un enigma cuya clave se esconde a la sombra de los viejos muelles del Guadalquivir; donde todavia hoy, en las noches de luna llena, sombras de mujer agitan sus panuelos y goletas tripuladas por fantasmas siguen zarpando rumbo a las Antillas.

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Manufacturer:Alfaguara
Brand:Brand: Alfaguara
Publisher:Alfaguara
Studio:Alfaguara
EAN:9788420472065
Item Weight:0.0771 pounds
Item Size:1.5 x 9.5 x 9.5 inches
Package Weight:1.6 pounds
Package Size:5.9 x 1.8 x 1.8 inches

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