Title, La condesa sangrienta. Volume 3 of El ojo sin párpado. Author, Valentine Penrose. Translated by, María Teresa Gallego Urrutia, Isabel Reverte Cejudo. Results 61 – 90 of COMTESSE SANGLANTE (LA) by PENROSE VALENTINE and a great selection of related La condesa sangrienta: Penrose, Valentine. : La condesa sangrienta: Siruela. Tapa dura con sobrecubierta. 18 cm. Ex Libris anterior propietario. Libro en almacén, llamar antes de pasar a.
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And her taciturnity was such that in a mirror, where every woman smiles at her reflection, she struck at herself over and over again, hammering her own effigy at her dumb forge. I don’t know why there’s suddenly an in-depth account of his crimes, capture, trial and execution. The foreword made the book seem promising–it mentioned many personal letters and historical context.
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It is difficult to believe, to comprehend she was that monsterous but there are papers as I understand it that are not available so one wonders why. The translation to English is less than seamless, making for a stilting read, but this book is worth every second.
Howeve I found this book to be a disappointment. At times, the book loses your attention through its rather monotonous approach at explaining individuals and their histories, but there’s enough blood Still a lot of discrepancies amidst the historical atrocities of The Blood Countess. By middle age, she had regressed to a mirror-fixated state of pathological necro-sadism involving witchcraft, torture, blood-drinking, cannibalism and, inevitably, wholesale slaughter. That, coupled with a stunning lack of references, annoys the crap out of me.
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Fascinating character, darker than darkness itself. By middle age, she had regressed to a mirror-fixated state of pathological necro-sadism involvi Descended from one of the most ancient aristocratic families of Europe, Erzsebet Bathory bore the psychotic aberrations of centuries of intermarriage. Penrose was a poet, though: Scarey, and trully amazing; reading is believing. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
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I was hoping to gather actual facts on Erzabeth Bathory without as much of the exaggeration and superstitious lore that have surrounded her story. Very graphic and informative read about a very evil historical figure, however rather oddly written.
Nobody really cared about the life of a valentihe or a servant whose existence was actually his master’s property.
An all-pervading sulphureous atmosphere permeates the book, falentine eroticism – inevitable when part of the subject is deviant sex – is veiled and never excessive, and the use of mostly indirect speech adds plausibility to the narration. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Amazon Music Stream sanyrienta of songs. Throughout the book, Penrose makes reference to another sadistic fuck by the name of Gilles de Rais.
She was also more educated than the average: Return to Book Page. View all 8 comments. From she started writing on lesbianism, always with the same lovers: This is a book I started about a year ago and put down because it was not what I thought it was going to be. Apr 26, Emma Woodcock rated it liked it. Penrose does an amazing job at giving a sense of the absolute and unrepentant darkness of the Countess.
This time, I figured out why Condsea didn’t like it. That being said, this is a masterpiece in a poetic reimagination of history. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This was a bit like pulling teeth for me to get through. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: No trivia or quizzes yet.
It gets a generous three stars because amongst all the made up nonsense, salacious detail and absolute bollocks character analysis, there are some interesting details about life in 17th century Hungary – which is actually the main reason I’m reading the book, for research for my own novel but a lifetime’s love of Hammer Horror films made the subject appealing too!
The young daughters of Hungarian noblemen whose education she had been entrusted with started to disappear or fall mysteriously ill: Sure, there were comparisons between the lifestyles of both, but I was not expecting this In a secret underground room like a crypt, Darv Valentine Penrose was a Surrealist poet, one of the first women in the movement.
Readers seeking a sober recounting of history will not find it in this book. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I will disconinute any further inquiry into her life or the lives of people such as Gilles de Rais or Marquis de Sade. She also takes the testimony given at trial by tortured witnesses at face value, not questioning even the most ridiculous of statements.
Mar 09, Rhett rated it did not like it.