Editorial Reviews. Review. Perez-Reverte writes with wit, narrative economy, a sharp eye for La piel del tambor (Spanish Edition) by [Pérez-Reverte, Arturo]. La piel del tambor has ratings and reviews. Jord said: I found this book in a resort in the Caribbean, it took me two holidays to actually fini. James said: 3+ stars to Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s The Seville Communion, By the way I read it in Spanish where the title is “La piel del tambor.” I think this is his.

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In his epigram he perezz the usual caution that this is a work of fiction, but adds: Los demas personajes muy bien situados, cada uno en su papel, muy bien logrados todos.

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Aug 13, Gergana Karadjova rated it liked it. She’s a small, crumbling Baroque church in the heart of Seville, Spain.

A very unusual priest – very snappy dresser – who seems to specialize in defusing difficult situations, is sent to investigate what has become a very muddled mess This the the first of 4 books by Perez-Reverte I have read and I have liked them a lot.


But when a ruthless corporation and corrupt town government want to sell the land to make more money, everyone’s lives are in danger.

Jan 23, James rated it liked it Shelves: Guillermo rated it did not like it Jul 03, El club Dumas Spanish Edition. The church dispatches Quart, its James Bond in a clerical collar, to find out what’s going on in Seville.

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The characters are a little too stereotypical, and the James Bond-style priest is a little unbelievable for anyone who’s watched Father Ted If you ever find yourself wondering what sets a good thriller apart from a literary thriller, those two books fallen angel and seville communion kind of sum it up. Read more Read less. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Three people die in the church in mysterious circumstances.

The vision of the aristocracy seems a rather common-place one of composure and subtle superiority, the clever elderly lady who hacks computers hardly believable.

The Seville Communion by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

The main story is about a small, derelict baroque church in the old town of Seville, and the struggle between its priest and powerful real estate developers over the location. Drop-dead handsome and elegantly tailored, Quart is the enigmatic agent dispatched to Seville to conduct the delicate and highly secret investigation.


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Una septuagenaria que bebe Coca-cola. The book starts out with some intrigue about a break-in into the Pope’s [John Paul II; though he’s not specifically identified, there are references to his conservative politics, his staff including his successorand their ways and means, etc.

Jose Manuel rated it did not like it Dec 21, He creates a long list artueo colorful characters.

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After this book, he could leave definitely journalism for focusing on his career as a fiction writer. He started his journalistic career writing for the now-defunct newspaper Pueblo. Read more Peez less.