Federico Andahazi author of the critically acclaimed novel El Anatomista, weaves a Faustian tale of envy, lust and self destruction, around the historically familiar. Las Piadosas: Federico Andahazi: Books – THE MERCIFUL WOMEN (Las piadosas), English Edition on Amazon.

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Como en su libro anterior, Fedefico descubre regiones insospechadas, turbadoras, de la sexualidad. The backdrop is familiar: Necessitaria de ser maior para todas poder ser desenvolvidas mais abertamente.

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Las Piadosas

Write a customer review. Polidori, secretario privado de Byron. As my first language is Castilian, so I had no difficulty in reading the author’s own language A minha querida Cris ofereceu-me este livro. Lists with This Book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The reader follows Polidri’s descent into madness as he discovers the true nature of the pact he has made and pjadosas consequences.

There’s a problem loading this menu piafosas now. Here, he constructs a modern gothic novel in which the intrigue involves both memorable characters and plot.

Polidori es quien resulta clave para Las Piadosas. A powerful story, recommended for public and academic libraries with a large Spanish collection.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It was interesting, but not amazing. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I enjoyed the writing, I really enjoyed the story and the climax of the book, but I feel that the message of the book could have been conveyed differently, maybe even better, if the story kept a bit more mystery to it.

This oas and erotic story follows the pursuits of Byron’s personal secretary John Willian Polidri, whose all consuming envy of his employer and his literary friends leads him to strike a deal with a monster in the guise of a woman who promises him literary fame in return for his sperm.

As my first language is Castilian, so I had no difficulty in reading the author’s own language, which is very good. Amazon Pidosas Refurbished products with a warranty. Preview — Las Piadosas by Federico Andahazi. It doesn’t need to be outwardly digusting to produce a reaction in me, I can fully appreciate the work without it making me barf.

Open Preview See a Problem? Es la receta de un ameno trabajo con una propuesta final que se antoja. The end is, unlike the rest of the novel, very much humanlike, so to say Fragilidade, amores renegados, desespero, medo, Sublime!

And the unbreakable connection between she and her sisters is absurd, yet still kinda sad and pas. The overall effect was a parody of Gothic horror that made this a humorous book to read. I’m no puritan, but why in the world did this book need to shove ludicrous and often gag-worthy sexual imagery down my throat no pun intended?


His books are the subject of many reviews and studies. I’d rate it a relatively fun early entry for my October ‘spooky’ reading The result teetered on the edge of intriguing and unappealing for awhile, but eve I really wanted to like this book. Dec 19, R. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Here, he constructs a modern gothic novel in which the intrigue involves both memorable characters and plot.

Las Piadosas by Federico Andahazi

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Maybe because I haven’t read any Shelley, or maybe because I’m not usually into historical fedwrico. Polidori, the protagonist, is both Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.