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It wasn’t that he no longer loved La Lebrijana, but when a woman as beautiful as de Castro comes into his path, he’s not about to walk away, even when it becomes apparent his own skin is on the line, and that his rival for this great beauty’s affection is THE KING.

That was confirmed inwhen was published the first book of his Captain Alatriste saga, which has been his trademark. The evil nemesis Gualterio Malatesta returns to the scene, first escaping Alatriste’s hands, later capturing Alatriste intending to toss the soldier to the Inquisition’s chief torturer and frame the Captain as regicide.

El caballero del jubón amarillo by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Oct 07, Lee rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. And yet there is one thing that still separates amariillo. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The womanizing Phillip IV becomes Alatriste’s rival for the same woman, putting the Captain on the collision course plot that ends well, but by the skin of aamrillo teeth. This is a great addition to the Captain Alatriste series. As the title suggests, the King plays a central role in the regicide plot.

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His enemies use this to implicate him in a plot to assassinate the king He put this experience into his book ‘Territorio Comanche’, focusing on Spanish novelist and ex-journalist. Oct 12, Miguel rated it liked it. A quiet man, normally calm and thoughtful yet swift into action.

Madrid was a dangerous place, men’s honour would see friends fight to the death for a minor faux pas. It was a rich, thriving, bursting-with-life scene. I adored Anarillo, much like Inigo, looking up to him as this great man, a gentleman and a soldier cut from a different cloth than the rest of humanity.


I think this is deliberate on the part of the author, to plan the books so you can jump in at any point. View all 4 comments. The novel even begins with a duel, and the villain Gualterio Malatesta seems less of a cardboard cutout, more substantial.

El caballero del jubon amarillo / The Man in the Yellow Doublet (Captain Alatriste Series, Book 5)

I devoured the previous Alatriste adventures once I picked them up, but this one I have to admit was a hard start for me.

Un puro corral de comedia. Just a man, doing the best he can to raise this boy well and maybe get a little enjoyment out of this life that usually kicks him in the balls and walks away. The historical accuracy, intrigue, and overall devilishness made this one absolutely irresistable and I could not put it down!

El caballero del jubón amarillo

He started his journalistic career writing for the now-defunct newspaper Pueblo. An enemy loathes you, even though he may praise and embrace you.

But of course, unlike the noble hot-headed musketeer, Alatriste is an age worn soldier, coarse, stubborn, and often times temperamental, but nonetheless a hero. A court favorite, who writes poetry for the king and plays for the queen, is Francisco de Quevedo, another historical literary figure who, along with a famous actress and her husband, figure prominently in the story.

As a reader I never really felt that the events that were being described were close enough: In the end the book was sword fighting, bedding of wenches, betrayal, good guys winning although I think Alatriste is a right real cadmore sword fighting and more bedding of wenches. Preferring amariklo Dominicans, this younger royal brother is more amenable to the Inquisition. Other books in the series. He has cheated death so many times that he hubon surely certain his life is ujbon coming to a close.

The s Oh how easy it is to forget what a wonderful writer Arturo Perez-Reverte or his translator in this series This is a superb amarrillo novel, perhaps the best in the series.

The soldiers like Alatriste and Inigo are hard yet honest, while those who ru In this addition to the Captain Alatriste series there is a plot afoot to kill iubon King of Spain and then to frame Alatriste as the assassin.


Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The second half made up for the leisure pace of the beginning with emotional intensity ramped up and actual cloak and dagger duels. The soldiers like Alatriste and Inigo are hard yet honest, while those who rule are soft and duplicitous. Action, history and adventure come together like a whirlpool in these unforgettable pages of dangerous and exciting adventures.

After this book, he could leave definitely journalism for focusing on his career as a fiction writer.

I was introduced to Perez-Reverte based on information that this man’s writing was inspired by Dumas. Since juboh writes an opinion page in El Semanal, a supplement of the Grupo Correo that is distributed simultaneously in 25 newspapers in Spain, and that has become one of the most read sections of the Spanish press, surpassing 4, readers.

Previous volumes in the series suffered from a strange distancing effect, partly the result of the narrative construction the events are related in hindsight by the now elderly former apprentice of Easily the best of the ‘Captain Alatriste’ books so far Leaving the administration of the realm to his toadies while he hunts and whores, there is a regicide conspiracy afoot to bring his younger, simpler, more religious brother to the throne.

The story focuses primarily on Alatriste’s relationship with the beautiful actress Maria Castro, a real pearl aarillo the theatre. Captain Alatriste and his ward, Inigo Balboa, are brought into the fray as dupes.

Feb 10, Oscar Amador rated it really liked it. I was left laughing along with Alatriste, feeling as though I stood beside him on that muddy road watching the royal procession disappear into the morning fog.