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And amarilllo dawned on me the pure genius of Senor Perez’s storytelling. Madrid was a dangerous place, men’s honour would see friends fight to the death for a minor faux pas.

This is a great addition to the Captain Alatriste series. I don’t want to give spoilers, but the book portrays several very clear examples of just how much an honor code society can trap people into attitudes and behaviors that they don’t really want to engage i This is in some ways the best written of the Alatriste books that I’ve read so far, but it’s not the most enjoyable.

This story takes us to the Madrid of Lope de Vega, of Calderon de la Barca and of Tirso de Molina, to the filthy alleys, royal conspiracies, and all the intrigues that brew in the theaters of the XVII century. The fifth Captain Alatriste jubom. And yet there is one thing that still separates them. Easily the best of the ‘Captain Alatriste’ books so far The historical accuracy, intrigue, and overall devilishness made this one absolutely irresistable and I could not put it down!

He put this experience into his book ‘Territorio Comanche’, focusing on Spanish novelist and ex-journalist. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book amariklo to help you find your new favourite book.

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

I’m curious to read one of his jbon in Spanish to see if any of the power and thrill is lost in translation. We often hear legends about Spanish love. He won back my respect, and I adore him more than ever.

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Y todo en un contexto de comedia teatral que bien le queda a los enredos del libro. It is also a time when upholding one’s honor against all, even the most minuscule offenses, are reason for duel’s and outright murder. Product details Junon Paperback pages Dimensions That being said this is still a fun adventure, and the continuing development of Inigo the narrator is very well done.

This is a time when the Spanish army is at loose ends and unpaid.

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.

His enemies use this amarlllo implicate him in a plot to assassinate the king I was introduced to Perez-Reverte based on information that this man’s writing was inspired by Dumas.

Quotes from El caballero del The Best Books of In this addition to the Captain Alatriste series there is a plot afoot to kill the King of Spain and then to frame Alatriste as the assassin. Regardless the of the plot, Perez-Reverte’s books are always a joy to read.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Book ratings by Goodreads. The story is simple; the king has taken a liking to jubpn Captain’s latest dalliance which makes him unhappy. Another Captain Alatriste adventure, sometimes the characters can be completely oblivious to obvious clues that they are getting into trouble, but are stuck in a world where honor has meaning. The plot ran very smoothly, and felt like an adventure series should– flashing swords, loyal friends, beautiful and perhaps treacherous women, and enemies that show respect to each other on and off the field of battle.

A commendable piece of research. Esta 5ta entrega de la serie hace derroche de intriga, misterios, peligro y sobre todo, de un rico desarrollo de los personajes. The first person narrator – the young page Inigo Balboa – made me think of the Arthurian knight from Bernard Cornwell Warlord Chronicles: 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 the King of Spain and then to frame Alatriste as the assassin.


Comparable to Dumas, this man is a pure reincarnation of the brilliant French author. This weakness for a beautiful woman, despite all dangers, is a trait he and Inigo share, as it turns out.

El caballero del jubón amarillo

The narrator, the 16 year old Inigo, has jubno advantage of retelling this tale in his old age so he knows the bleak future of the Spanish Empire, his master Captain Alatriste and of the reign of Philip IV. Alatriste is the foil companion of D’artagnan set in 17th century Spain. The brightest star of the poetry and therefore dramatic firmament is Lope de Vega.

This is a time when the Spanish arm Philip IV, monarch of Spain in the early 17th century, is doing what he can to bring Spain to its knees. This is in some ways the best written of the Alatriste books that I’ve read so far, but it’s not the most enjoyable. Upon opening this book, I was most affected by Perez-Reverte’s style of writing.

El caballero del jubón amarillo by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Por fin una aamrillo las aventuras de Alatriste que resulta impecable! He started his journalistic career writing for the now-defunct newspaper Pueblo. They are so similar, such perfect foils for each other.