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Literatuur: Proza, romans, verhalen
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De Bernieres, Louis

Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman

€ 19.49

Farce meets tragedy when the sadistic Cardinal Guzman launches a savage Inquisition and confronts Cochadebajo`s population of ex-guerrillas, quasi-reformed prostitutes, and the corpulent ghost of Thomas Aquinas. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Prologue xvii
PART ONE 3(246)
1 His Eminence, Tormented by Demons, Resolves to Save His Soul
3(7)
2 Ena and the Mexican Musicologist (1)
10(7)
3 Of the New Restaurant and the New Priest
17(8)
4 Ena and the Mexican Musicologist (2)
25(5)
5 The Sermon of Father Garcia to the Jaguars from the Top of an Obelisk
30(7)
6 Ena and the Mexican Musicologist (3)
37(6)
7 The Submission of the Holy Office to His Eminence (I)
43(4)
8 How Love Became Possible in Cochadebajo de los Gatos
47(15)
9 The Submission of the Holy Office to His Eminence (2)
62(7)
10 Of Dionisio Vivo and Professor Luis
69(6)
11 The Submission of the Holy Office to His Eminence (3)
75(8)
12 How We Brought the Tractors from Chiriguana to Cochadebajo de los Gatos
83(11)
13 In Which His Eminence Makes a Fateful Choice
94(7)
14 The Monologue of the Conde Pompeyo Xavier de Estremadura Walking in the Sierra
101(3)
15 Concepcion
104(7)
16 In Which His Excellency President Veracruz Wins the General Election Without Rigging It Very Much (I)
111(6)
17 How Dionisio Inadvertently Started the Battle of Dona Barbara
117(4)
18 In Which His Excellency President Veracruz Wins the General Election Without Rigging It Very Much (2)
121(8)
19 Monsignor Rechin Anquilar
129(7)
20 The Battle of Dona Barbara
136(6)
21 In Which Cristobal Confounds His Eminence with Pertinent Questions, and Monsignor Rechin Anquilar Imparts Somber News
142(7)
22 What Really Happened in Rinconondo
149(7)
23 The Beast and the Three-Hundred-Year-Old Man
156(7)
24 Return to Rinconondo
163(7)
25 A Further Extract from General Fuerte`s Notebooks
170(7)
26 The Massacre at Rinconondo
177(7)
27 The Lieutenant Who Loved Redheads
184(5)
28 In Which His Excellency President Veracruz Fiddles While Medio-Magdalena Burns
189(9)
29 Concepcion Buys His Eminence a Present
198(6)
30 Dionisio Unexpectedly Acquires Two More Lovers on the Way to See His Family
204(9)
31 The Erotica Symphony
213(9)
32 Dionisio`s Continuing Adventures on the Way to Valledupar
222(8)
33 General Hernando Montes Sosa Confides in His Son
230(9)
34 Cristobal
239(10)
PART TWO 249(200)
35 In Which the Presidential Couple Enjoy the Delights of Paris
249(4)
36 Dionisio Receives Sad News
253(3)
37 Dr. Tebas de Tapabalazo
256(4)
38 Of the New Albigensian Crusade
260(6)
39 The Spectacular and Wonderful Tapabalazo Teratoma
266(5)
40 In Which the Monsignor Encounters One or Two Difficulties
271(8)
41 An Apocalypse of Embarrassment Strikes the City (1)
279(8)
42 The Hummingbird
287(7)
43 An Apocalypse of Embarrassment Strikes the City (2)
294(7)
44 St. Thomas Is Inspired to Mournfulness
301(7)
45 Don Emmanuel`s Patriotic Concert
308(6)
46 How Aurelio Became Himself
314(7)
47 St. Thomas Recalls
321(5)
48 Of Concepcion and Dominic Guzman
326(9)
49 Parlanchina`s Warning
335(7)
50 Sibila
342(7)
51 Parlanchina`s Lament
349(4)
52 In Conspectu Tormentorum
353(8)
53 The Mexican Musicologist Recalls the Building of the Wall
361(7)
54 Of Death and Returning
368(8)
55 Sibila Retrieves Her Fallen Crown and Dons Her Robe of Light
376(7)
56 Letters
383(8)
57 In Which Felicidad`s Gyrating Backside Provokes Hostilities
391(7)
58 The Council of War and the Cripple`s Atonement
398(7)
59 In Which Dionisio Humanely Miscalculates
405(7)
60 Don Salvador the False Priest Reveals a Secret
412(7)
61 Father Garcia Is Saved by St. Dominic
419(4)
62 The Discussion in the Whorehouse
423(6)
63 Strategic Maneuvers and a Pleasant Surprise
429(6)
64 The Epiphany of the False Priest
435(7)
65 The Pit
442(7)
Epilogue 449
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Paperback / softback
480 pagina's
Januari 1998
386 gram
203 x 133 x 32 mm
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