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I thoroughly enjoyed and was entranced by the riveting saga of Captain Alariste. Arturo Perez-Reverts is now my favorite author. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Charles J. Kibert
Excellent disclosure of one of the darkest periods in Spanish history.. A record of the arrogance and power of the Catholic Church in Spain.Published 7 months ago by Santiago
This is the second little book (some 260 pages all told) of the adventures of Captain Alatriste, the Spanish veteran soldier, as told by Inigo, his foster son. Read morePublished 14 months ago by JPS
An interesting story about medieval Spain and the Spanish Inquisition which involves Captain Alatriste trying to rescue a young woman from a convent only to have his attempt end... Read morePublished 18 months ago by perryjaris
As I said when I reviewed the first of these books, the author seems determined to write these things with little plot and lots of atmosphere and poetry. Read morePublished 20 months ago by David W. Nicholas
"Purity of Blood," the second "Captain Alatriste" novel by Arturo Perez-Reverte, is an excellent swashbuckling story with a great deal of action. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Kevin M. Derby
Arturo Perez-Reverte is a brilliant writer. I commented on his relaxed style when reviewing "Captain Alatriste"; how he makes you feel as if you're sat at a table in the Tavern of... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Mieczyslaw Kasprzyk
Swashbuckling story steeped in 17th century Spain's Inquisition and a boy growing up under the tutelage of a swordsman for hire. Really good read. Read morePublished on November 15, 2012 by NorthShoreCanary