PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½

PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½

➳ [Reading] ➶ Le périple de Baldassare By Amin Maalouf ➩ – Ukrbank.pro An ambitious novel set in 1665 the tumultuous eve of the Year of the Beast when the world was supposed to come to an end Antiuarian merchant and sage Balthasar must go on an odyssey in search of a booAn ambitious novel set in 1665 the tumultuous eve of the Year of the Beast when the world was sup.

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PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ أمين معلوف; alternate spelling Amin Maluf is a Lebanese journalist and novelist He writes and publishes primarily in FrenchMost of Maalouf's books have a historical setting and like Umberto Eco Orhan Pamuk and Arturo Pérez Reverte Maalouf mixes fascinating historical facts with fantasy and philosophical ideas In an interview Maalouf has said that his role as a writer is to create positive myths Maalouf's works written with the skill of a master storyteller offer a sensitive view of the values and attitudes of different cultures in the Middle East Africa and Mediterranean world

10 thoughts on “Le périple de Baldassare

  1. Fiona Fiona says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBookI bought this book in a charity shop for £1 because I liked the cover What a bargain I loved this tale which revolves around the fears of ordinary people that the world would end in 1666 The Year of the Beast I enjoyed the diary format and became uite fond of the diary writer He was sometimes a pompous man but because he was only writing his journal for himself he wrote down all his insecurities worries etc without reservation and that is how we come to know the real man It's sometimes funny sometimes uite moving never boring and entertaining throughout I'll happily recommend it as a really good read


  2. Sorin Hadârcă Sorin Hadârcă says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBookIn ‘Balthasar’s Odyssey’ the best of Umberto Eco meets the worst of Jorge Luis Borges The erudition towards medieval paraphernalia and the elaborate metaphors are certainly appealing while the narrative best reminds a Mexican telenovela In one word Borges would have a story where Maalouf has a novel Yet can’t say I didn’t like it Bearing in mind futility I ran through the pages with much delight If Dan Brown is a fair comparison then I definitely prefer a Lebanese ‘Da Vinci Code’ over an American one


  3. Jacob Overmark Jacob Overmark says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBook1666 Annus Horribilis The Year of the Beast and absolutely a challenge to BalthasarLove lost love found and lost once London is on fire and an eccentric self proclaimed Messiah is opposing the Ottoman SultanBalthasar is in the center of it all no matter where he travels on his uest to get back what was beueathed to him the infamous book that may or may not reveal the highest name of Allah the 100th name A very well spun saga loosely built on the esteemed Genoese Embriaco family´s historyDid it happen? It just might have happened if you take in the fiction with the facts alike and indulge into imagination is not that far fetched A truly enjoyable read


  4. Miriam Cihodariu Miriam Cihodariu says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBookI read Balthazar's Oddysey while traveling to London to give a conference proceeding on surveillance and fiction and will forever associate the event with it I just couldn't put it down The book reminded me of Umberto Eco's Baudolino in a good and less heavy way and in no way diminishing its own uniueness It was a delight to read about the frenzy which gripped the imagination of people in 1666 and their exalted state of mind whether they be among the prophets of doom doubters anguished or hopefulAlthough the book also notes all pains and concerns of the human mind including those of a personal nature than theological debates or the perspective of an impending apocalypse such as failing relationships between family members or a stubborn main character who does not want to accept the fact that his lover chose to go back to her husband with all due seriousness


  5. Ciprian Dobre-Trifan Ciprian Dobre-Trifan says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBookThe unexpected journey around the world in 1665 and 1666 of a reluctant traveler A very authentic representation of the universal journey of life through the personal journal of this Genoveze wanderer always chasing what seems like a ghost and eventually finding the strength to own his decisions and take control of


  6. Malwae Malwae says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBookThis is an example of how those glowing blurbs that marketing puts on books to get you to read them really does a disservice to the poor writer who suddenly has to live up to a nearly impossible standard This book according to the glowing uotes on the jacket 'did for the 17th century what 'The Name of the Rose' did for the 14th' Ouch Not trueI couldn't wait for this book to end which is just ridiculous considering that Amin Maalouf set up a really fantastic setting for his story It's the year of the impending Apocalypse 1666 which tweaks out numerology cranks in every variant of the Abrahamic religions and the main character ends up on a trip from the Levant to Constantinople to Genoa and eventually up to London just in time to get mired in the Great Fire He's after a book that may or may not contain the Hundredth name of God which might be useful when all the nasties from Revelations start making the roundsSomehow the book manages to be tedious It's all the main chara


  7. Lauren Lauren says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBookI read this book on my way from Lebanon to Turkey and the trip was all the enhanced by the reading The narrator of this novel a bookseller takes a similar journey but in the 17 century when the terrain was all part of the Ottoman Empire Written as diary entries this book could be described as historical fiction but it is also a peculiar submission to the canon of apocalyptic literature too Taking place in 1665 the characters that inhabit this book fear that that the world will end the next year Although the readers know the transition between 1665 into 1666 didn't end in Doomsday they can observe the fanaticism associated with that anxiety It's a good yarn


  8. Calzean Calzean says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBookThe premise of the book was great The year 1666 and the portents are all bleak the end of the world is nigh There are some further signs with an eccentric Messiah challenging the power of Constantinople London burning plague and general ill feeling In the middle of all this depression Balthasar goes looking for a book that supposedly holds the key of salvation the unknown 10oth name for GodUnfortunately Balthasar was a rich educated shallow coward who hoped his money would buy him love the book and further riches I wished his odyssey was instead a short trip to the local mall


  9. Imane إيمان بلال Imane إيمان بلال says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBookI looked at the sky last night and it seems to me that there really are fewer and fewer stars They're going out after the other while on earth cities burnThe world began in paradise and is going to end in hellWhy did I come to it so late?


  10. Rami Hamze Rami Hamze says:

    PDF/EPUB Le périple de Baldassare eBook ☆ Le périple eBook ½ ukrbank.pro ½ périple kindle, baldassare kindle, Le périple mobile, Le périple de Baldassare eBookMy least favourite of Amin Maalouf's worksFocusing on symbolism of historic events was overdone on account of the plot It is a rich tenderloin stake ruined by over seasoningThe style was also fairy talish not to my liking maybe appeals to young adults


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