“La dama azul” es la primera novela publicada por Javier Sierra, en , yo la leí después de haber leído “Las puertas templarias” y no me gustó demasiado. Buy La dama azul / Lady in Blue by Javier Sierra (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Buy La dama azul by Javier Sierra from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.
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Lady in Blue follows four different stories, one of which happens hundreds of years earlier. Lists with This Book.
Ka een grote plus voor de auteur is de uitgebreide research die hij gedaan moet hebben. No character development, no artistry, no descriptive writing, no compelling plot Helaas -en dat heb je vaak met hoge verwachtingen- werd ik tijdens het lezen een beetje teleurgesteld. Nov 08, Leo C.
I guess in Spanish he might explain things in a more colloquial manner, so I am mostly blaming the translation as I can’t read Spanish well enough to tell. View all 10 comments. While a lot did sieera and a lot of info was exchanged, I feel as though nothing happened and nothing was learned.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. A native of Teruel, Dierra, he currently lives in Madrid with his wife and two children. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this novel.
La Dama azul (The Lady in Blue)
In the 17th century, when missionaries arrived near the Rio Grande in New Mexico, they were astonished to learn that a blue lady had already been there and had prepared the natives’ hearts and minds for Christianity. More Books from this Author. Definitely a good read!
The mysterious lady first appeared to Native Americans in what is now New Mexico, where she was able to convert thousands to the Catholic faith. Fearing satanic involvement, agents of the Inquisition investigated the case and discovered that a young nun had repeatedly traveled to New Mexico to evangelize the native tribes–without leaving her cloister in Spain.
The story is being researched by scientists, cardinals, a journalist, a psychiatrist, and the U.
The Lady in Blue by Javier Sierra
The idea of the book – the plot – involved a journalist investigating the “bilocation” – ability to be in two places at once – of a 17th century nun. And the worry is fully justified, because the ending is a non-ending that accounts for approximately a third of the balls Sierra has left hanging in the air.
The nun’s deposition produced a veritable manual for bilocation–the ability to be in two places at once–a skill that has extensive military application in the present day. When all is said and done, he already possesses certain elements with which he can begin to weave the story. I’m sure a lot of this is due to the translation, but I have to fault the author for making some of the dialogue seem like poorly written narrative instead of actual dialogue.
For those who wants to know more about the true Dama Azul, and knows spanish here is a link where you can learn a bit more https: Sometimes being self-referential or incredibly self-aware is not a bad thing in books.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book came highly, highly recommended by multiple coworkers who absolutely loved it.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Interestingly, the Catholic Church investigated a particular nun who lived in Spain for the gift of bilocation, believing that she somehow could bilocate herself and appear before the Native Americans while still remaining in her convent in Spain.
No really, the Vatican told me to write it. I frankly found it confusing to follow the story back and forth through time.
Ze lijkt gewoon een onnodige toevoeging sierr enige meerwaarde voor het verhaal. Apr 22, Laura rated it it was amazing. I’m not sure how the English translation would come across. They could use a version of our propaganda. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback eBook.
Want to Read saving…. She is still waiting to be call saint The interest in The Lady in Blue is siefra she is recorded in the history of the Catholic Church to be a nun from the small village of Agreda in Spain, who was able to convert thousands of Native Americans in New Mexico to christianity while remaining in Spain.