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O Presságio (Nostradamus #1)

3.38 of 5 stars 3.38  ·  rating details  ·  56 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Zuid-Frankrijk, aan het begin van de zestiende eeuw: de jonge Michel de Nostredame is een eerzuchtige en veelbelovende medicijnenstudent. Samen met zijn jeugdvriend François Rabelais bereidt hij zich voor op het bestrijden van de pest. Hij is nog onkundig van de indrukwekkende carrière die hem in contact zal brengen met de schilderachtigste persoonlijkheden van zijn tijd.

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Paperback, 325 pages
Published November 20th 2001 by Editorial Presença (first published 1999)
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Jurgen Graanoogst
Historical thriller it was indeed. Nicely woven with a bet far fetched norm of the days, but other then that it was a pleasure to read in easy writing.
Contradictory on the fact that the title of the book would imply the many prediction made, but instead to be more of the dramatic life style, embedded with a single or nearly two real made predictions. But nonetheless, a book that depicts a glance of elaborate fictional historical thriller, for any who appreciate such works.
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Apr 17, 2014 Lily rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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Het sterk geromantiseerde verhaal over de historische figuur Nostradamus is geschreven in een boeiend plot dat wellicht een beetje afbreuk doet aan de feiten. Ondanks de fijne schrijfstijl van Evangelisti vond ik het vanwege het vrouwengeweld erg moeilijk om me met de hoofdpersoon te identificeren. Vrouwen worden in dit boek afgeschilderd als tweederangs wezens die óf hoer zijn, óf volgzame huisvrouw, en ten allen tijde geslagen en afgeblaft dienen te worden. Naar mijn smaak komt er iets te veel ...more
Bianca
Redelijk teleurstellend boek. De omschrijving vergat het seksuele geweld te vermelden, dat toch behoorlijk prominent aanwezig was.
Alyssia Spaan
Glad that's over. Might've just been the translation but it was terrible.
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Evangelisti earned his degree in Political Science in 1976 with a historical-political thesis. He was born in Bologna, where he currently lives; he spends some time each year in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico, where he owns a house.
Until 1990 his career was mainly academic. He also worked for the Italian Ministero delle Finanze (Treasury Department). His first written works were historical essay
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