El último judío has ratings and reviews. Bettie☯ said: Description: Set at the time of the Spanish Inquisition, all Jews are to be exiled from. El Último Judío has ratings and reviews. Anna said: The story is that, upon the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, young Yonah Toledano is left. El Ultimo Judio by Noah Gordon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Return to Book Page. This book changed its nature three times during the course of the narrative. He eventually becomes The story is that, upon the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, young Yonah Toledano is left alone as the last Jew in Spain highly doubtful!
El último judío by Noah Gordon (1 star ratings)
Nonetheless, I recommend it! How he discovers the answers, how he finds his way to a singular and strong Marrano woman, how he achieves ulti,o life with the outer persona of a respected Old Christian physician and the inner life of a secret Jew, is the fabric of this novel. Read this back again after many years. The story is entertaining at times but flat.
This book has a little bit of everything: His stories offer excellent reading value both as a ulyimo of the amount of historical research he puts into them which gordo them a feel of authenticity as well as the way each story is crafted. As a lonely shepherd on a mountaintop he hurls snatches of almost forgotten Hebrew at the stars, as an apprentice armorer he learns to fight like a Christian knight. May 09, Michal rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving….
El último judío
He finds himself in various cities, tries ulttimo several professions and meets some interesting people along the way. The maps of Yonah’s journey from Toledo and to Saragossa on the endpapers were invaluable.
How he le the answers, how he finds his way to a singular and strong Marrano woman, how he achieves a life with the outer persona of a respected Old Christian physician and the inner gordin of a secret Jew, is the fabric of this novel. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. I got a feeling for the times at which the story took place, through the author’s vivid descriptions.
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Apr gordom, Jane rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 12, Lawrence Schwimmer rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nobody says, for example, “On October 15,Queen Isabella [fill in historical fact],” especially when conversing with fellow countrymen, who are presumably also familiar with their country’s history.
The story is utterly predictable in its plod forward. To ask other readers questions about The Last Jewplease sign up.
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Learned a lot about a time period I don’t know much about plus can’t see that much has changed from the 15th and 21st Centuries Toiling at manual labor, he desperately tries to cling to his memories of a vanished culture. For a book named “The Last Jew,” you expect him to be a bit more Jewish or at least introspectively so. He tries to keep up with Jewish tradition, but as time comes, he remembers less and less.
He apprentices to an armorer, which ultimately doesn’t work out when his master is killed. Gordon’s scathing denunciation of prejudice and its effects, couched in a moving narrative.
Ti vien voglia di girare tutta la Spagna a fianco di Jonah Toledano, che tenta di sfuggire all’Inquisizione, che in quel periodo voleva scacciare e mandare via tutti gli ebrei dai propri territori. Trapped in Spain by circumstances, he is determined to honor the memory of his family by remaining a Jew On a donkey named Moise, Yonah begins a meandering journey, a young fugitive zigzagging across the vastness of Spain.
Nobody says, for example, “On October 15,Queen Isabella [fill in historical fact],” especially when conversing with fellow countrymen, who are presumably also familiar with their country’s history. Showing of 1 reviews. Islamic Spain is an integral part of the cultural background in this novel.
El Último Judío by Noah Gordon (2 star ratings)
Honor-bound to deliver a box of money to the armorer’s brother, who happens to be a physician, Yonah finds himself apprenticed to the physician. Noqh personajes no tienen relieve, demasiado planos. This made for an even better read and added to my travel experience.