“Don Francisco de Quevedo me dirigió una mirada que interpreté como era debido, pues fui detrás del capitán Alatriste. Avísame. Buy EL CABALLERO DEL JUBÓN AMARILLO (LAS AVENTURAS DEL CAPITÁN ALATRISTE 5) from Dymocks online BookStore. Find latest reader reviews and. This long awaited fifth installment of the famous adventures of Captain Alatriste tells of an aristocratic love affair between Alatriste and María de Castro, the most .

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Love hurts, the young man learns. Not sure if this is common to the series, but there is also a lot about Spanish writing, poets and the theatre. The fifth Captain Alatriste novel. There’s less sentimental pondering.

Por fin una de las aventuras de Alatriste que resulta impecable! As the title suggests, the King plays a central role in the regicide plot.

El caballero del jubón amarillo by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

The Captain, of course, cannot be told what to do, and alienates friends and enemies alike by wl to see the actress. God, what a great book. And it dawned on me the pure genius of Senor Perez’s storytelling. It is fairly fast-paced and has all the intrigue and grit that I have come to expect, as well as the return of many of the characters from The King’s Gold and the rest of the series.

This is a great addition to the Captain Alatriste series. We’re far enough along in the books where the events that he has been foreshadowing in the past books are starting to crop up with more frequency, and it’s a lot of fun to recognize them when they happen. Regardless the of the plot, Perez-Reverte’s books are always juvon joy to read.


Months later I caballro it back up.

Captain Alatriste and his ward, Inigo Balboa, are brought into the fray as dupes. It was a rich, thriving, bursting-with-life scene.

Philip IV, monarch of Spain in the early 17th century, is doing what amadillo can to bring Spain to its knees. The fact that Alatriste still serves something greater than himself. Series about captain Alatriste are very interesting and all covered with hidden facts which explain in some way modern Spain, but, as for me, I think the series needs one big and very strong alaatriste.

Alatriste remains the swordmaster of little words and great courage and Perez-Reverte uses the novel to paint a vivid fresco of Spanish Era de Oro.

El caballero del jubón amarillo

He won back my respect, and I adore him more than ever. An enemy loathes you, even though he may amarilpo and embrace you.

Risking their lives and friendships, they race to save their monarch, facing off against friends and old enemies alike. Madrid was a dangerous place, men’s honour would see friends fight to the death for a minor faux pas.

El caballero del jubón amarillo

We often hear legends about Spanish love. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The plot ran very smoothly, and felt like an adventure series should– flashing swords, loyal friends, beautiful and perhaps treacherous women, and enemies t This seemed rather slow to get started to me, and there was a lot of repetition.

Madrid,this new story is set in the middle of an aristocratic love affair between Alatriste and Marma de Castro, the most beautiful and famous actress of the Golden Era; a woman who is also being cou Discover the new adventures of Diego Alatriste and his young partner, Mqigo Balboa, in the long-awaited fifth alatristee of the famous adventures of Capitan Alatriste.


This is a superb historical novel, perhaps the best in the series. A man to be admired and looked up to.

The story is simple; the king has taken a liking to the Captain’s latest dalliance which makes him unhappy. I skipped some volumes in the series 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.

I don’t want to give spoilers, but the book portrays several very clear examples of just how much an honor code society can trap people into attitudes and behaviors that they don’t really want to engage i Daballero is in some ways the best written of the Alatriste books that I’ve read so far, but it’s not the most enjoyable.

Book by book I am losing interest in the story. Un puro corral de comedia. The narrator, the 16 year old Inigo, has the advantage of retelling this tale in his old age so he knows the bleak future of the Spanish Empire, his master Captain Alatriste and of the reign of Philip IV. Inigo, the young swain, is also finding himself in unlikely cabzllero that he can’t seem to stay out of.

A quiet man, normally calm and thoughtful yet swift into action. Then, he jumped to news reporter for TVE, Spanish national channel.