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The Quinta do Soledade...

…was a rectangular, eighteenth-century house, with four chimneys and an ochre plaster facade covered with water trails and stains.  Corso got out of the carriage and stood looking at the place for a moment before opening the iron gate.  

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Book Club - April gathering

What a jolly evening at Fred Lawson’s house on Wednesday evening, discussing “Seville Communion” by Arturo Perez-Reverte.  9 people took part in a lively chat covering the Catholic Church and Religion in general.   96 more words

Arturo Pérez-Reverte, El tango de la guardia vieja

Max Costa has had a complicated life. Starting from humble beginning in Buenos Aires, he becomes a charmer and swindler, and makes his money taking advantage of rich women and stealing jewelry. 676 more words

Read For Fun

Revisitando un autor clásico invitado. Quevedo. Y una pregunta. ¿Habéis escrito un libro basado en un clásico?

Hola a todos:

Como sabéis los viernes suelo traeros un autor invitado o nuevos libros, o las dos cosas. Me di cuenta de que hacía bastante tiempo que no había traído ningún autor clásico al blog, y como los primeros posts fueron hace mucho tiempo me pareció una buena oportunidad para compartirlos de nuevo por si se os habían escapado. 2,545 more words


To re-read or not to re-read?

Reading is my passion, since I was a child. I have around a thousand books, here and in Spain. Not many, but neither few; unfortunately, time is limited, I have the vice of needing at least seven hours sleep every night, and as you all know, I’m distRActed with other things, movies and tv series. 447 more words


Arturo Pérez Reverte, La pelle del tamburo

Di seguito la traduzione del primo brano, seconda lezione. Buon lavoro!

Il pirata informatico si infiltrò nel sistema centrale del Vaticano undici minuti prima di mezzanotte. 150 more words


I'm not Don Quixote

If you could have any author –living or dead – write your biography, who would you choose?

My life is not interesting enough to write a book and involve a known writer on it. 281 more words

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