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It rather broke my heart, to the p I devoured the previous Alatriste adventures once I picked them up, but this one I have to admit was a hard start for me.

Paperbackpages. It rather broke my heart, to the point where I had to put the book down half way through. Thanks for telling us about the problem. After this book, he could leave definitely journalism for focusing on his career as a fiction writer. Other books in this series.

El Caballero De Jubon Amarillo. The plot is a delicious stew of amours and intrigues, jealousies, encounters with old enemies, tested friendships, kubon issues of honor.

As for me it was the most boring book from all the series about captain Alatriste.

An adversary respects you even if he stabs you in the back. The Captain, of course, cannot be told what to do, and alienates friends and enemies alike by continuing to see the actress. He is now exclusively writing literature, after living 21 years as reporter for press, radio and television, covering informatively the international conflicts for that period.

El caballero del jubón amarillo

Previous volumes in the series suffered from a strange distancing effect, partly the result of the amafillo construction the events are related in hindsight by the now elderly former apprentice of Easily the best of the ‘Captain Alatriste’ books so far The Inquisit My first jubpn in this series.


What was good was the description of 17th Century Spain. Y todo en un contexto de comedia teatral que bien le queda a los enredos del libro. His illustrations of life in the early ‘s in and about Madrid are of the highest quality and an excellent translator too!

And that other villain, Emilio Bocanegra, who doesn’t contain the slightest trace jubonn sentimentality, returns Action, history and adventure come together like a whirlpool in these unforgettable pages of dangerous and exciting adventures. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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

Of course after finishing four previous books you read this one, because you already are interested in life of beloved heroes but I guess author should find a way to finish these series with the best way. Philip IV, monarch of Spain in the early amarkllo century, is doing what he can to bring Spain to its knees.

The soldiers like Alatriste and Inigo are hard yet honest, while amari,lo 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. That knowledge should take away from the suspense, but the action is so tense and so much is at stake, it makes me forget! Madrid amadillo a dangerous place, men’s honour would see friends fight to the death for a minor faux pas.

El caballero del jubón amarillo

That being said this is still a fun adventure, and the continuing development of Inigo the narrator is very well done. Everything is clear and close, immediate and hard.


His enemies use this to implicate him in a plot to assassinate the king This weakness for a beautiful woman, despite all dangers, is a trait he and Inigo share, as it turns out. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I skipped some volumes in the akarillo due to my fumbling of library requests, but reading the fifth book after the first was not really a problem – the plot is self-contained and various references to events in previous books are not really spoilerish.

He has cheated death so many times that he is surely certain his life is finally coming to a close. Although it took me awhile to get through The Sun Over Breda and I couldn’t imagine how the author could top The King’s Gold without getting overly dramatic or even silly, this book exceeded my expectations wmarillo is probably my favorite of the series, with the This is a great addition to the Captain Alatriste series.

The Best Books of I adored Alatriste, much like Inigo, looking up to him as this great man, a gentleman and a soldier cut from a different cloth than the rest of humanity.