La primera novela de la serie «Las aventuras del capitán Alatriste» de Arturo Pérez-Reverte adaptada al cómic por los maestros Carlos Giménez y Joan Mundet. Explore Kasidah’s board “Captain Alatriste (El capitán Alatriste)” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about #cómic 17th Century, El capitan era el. Algo de ese estilo es lo que esperaba con el Capitán Alatriste, aunque realmente no se qué es lo que esperaba. No conocía al personaje hasta que hace unos.

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As for the Coimc one, no sign of it either. Except the insider’s fact that the novel follows the plot conventions of a Siglo de Oro “capa y espada” cape and sword play, and contains various nice bits of period poetry by the likes of Lope and Calderon and a few apparently by the author as well. And the Thirty Years’ War rages on in Flanders.

You wear the tunic of an old brigade, And with God’s help, you wear cwpitan without stain. Calling on favors from those whom are indebted to him unsurprisingly, there are manyCaptain Alatriste achieves the impossible. The story alternates between first person narration by the young page Inigo Balboa and third person view.

It also portrays a place and period in history about which I have had little knowledge. Then we’re back to the story briefly, before we go forward in time a little to hear about what happens to the narrator or other characters later in their lives OR what happens to the culture of Spain itself.

This sets the stage. In Captain Alatriste’s universe, fencing was not a “sport”.

Captain Alatriste by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Historians have often blamed him for the demise of the Spanish power. Were there issues with the translation? Feb 11, Jessie rated it it cojic ok. The narrator in the story is recounting tales from his youth – so it’s a little like listening to my grandmother ramble o I cspitan a big fan of Arturo Perez-Reverte, but this book was a little bit of a disappoint me for me. In the meantime they have nothing better to do other than sit around in taverns waiting for the next excuse to fight a duel.


Finally, the ambush of two Englishmen by Alatriste and an Italian companion takes place, the instructions having been to kill the two.

A Dominican friar named Bocanegra, an official of the Inquisition. The problem I had with this story is that our protagonist, our eponymous hero, Diego Alatriste, is more of a plot agent at the whims of history than a character with his own ambitions. The Italian Malatesta returns, continuing the rivalry. Conversion to pdf format by Published December 27th by Plume first published January 2nd That capitsn confirmed inwhen was published the first book of his Alaatriste Alatriste saga, which has been his trademark.

Put it down and left it there for about a year. A short guide to ancient Spain. Aladino arlekin PDF Download. Mind you, the real study of ancient fencing, not today’s changed “sport” with all its safety precautions. Potboilers in the vein of Alatriste? Jan 15, Evan rated it liked it. The fictional action of this book starts with its main char The story in this novel takes place in the 17th Century Spain during the reign of Philip IV, the golden age of Spanish power.

I have been a long-time fan of Arturo Perez-Reverte, for a variety of reasons I will get to in a moment. It was a time of intermittent war on the continent, caitan of fighting interspersed with unemployment for the countless soldiers who returned home to no jobs, no prospects, leaving them available only for mischief or hired skullduggery.

I’m not against poetry. But on the night of the attack, it becomes clear that these aren’t ordinary travelers – and that someone is out for their blood. I’ve just finished Dumas’ “The Count of Monte Cristo” and was curious as to how a modern writer would treat this kind of story.


Las aventuras del capitán Alatriste Series

Yet I did not struggle excessively. Never an official captain, he earned the nickname when he had to briefly take command of his unit after their real captain was killed.

Margaret Sayers Peden Translation. The more important facts can best be described by a sonnet written by his friend, poet Don Francisco de Quevedo: The book is a love song to Spain, in its Golden Century. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Goodreads helps alattriste keep track of books you want to read. No le doy las cinco estrellas porque el final es bastante abierto y la trama en si no es adictiva.

If that’s not enough of a point for you? Mar 14, Greg rated it liked it Shelves: Animales Salvajes Y Crias. That was confirmed inwhen was published the first book of his Captain Alatriste saga, which has been cimic trademark. It made it a little difficult to follow. I picked up a copy last Friday, and finished it this last Monday.

Lists with This Book. According to the author he was an evil person. Capifan De Alfonso added it Dec 10, The author spends a lot of time describing 17th Century Madrid and quoting sonnets from the period. Eloy rated it liked it Sep 14, And so far, Alatriste Volume 1 is good enough to keep going! To ask other readers questions about Las aventuras del Capitan Alatristeplease sign up. Como ya dije, es una historia breve.