Rasero [Francisco Rebolledo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Explores the politics, desires, philosophy, and science of eighteenth. An astonishingly ambitious first novel from Mexican writer and former scientist Rebolledo, winner of the Mobil Corporation’s 15th annual. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Rahman Agayev rated it it was amazing Sep 04, Refresh and try again. However this may prove to be the major weakness since it may be too sweeping in scope and thus does not allow for indepth discussion of the philosophical concepts that arise in the book.

Showing of 4 reviews. Karen Kelland rated it liked it Jan 01, This is an undervalued book that deserves to be more widely read. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. And then in the final pages we get a time warp, jumping back and forth between the past and the present, letting all readers know that these horrors are not a thing of the past, they remain with mankind always.

It stimulates each of the senses while arousing the revolledo and being quite thought provoking making the reader question themselves and society and the world we live rebol,edo. Please provide an email address. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.


LaFayette tries to defend the royal family even though he is hated by the Queen. Talleyrand, Bishop of Autun, undermines francieco Catholic Church in his bid for raw power. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Jul 08, Lisa Brewer rated it it was amazing. We see Voltaire, always sarcastic rebollevo insightful, struggle to get away from Frederick only to have Frederick try to entice him back to Prussia. Her lover, Swedish Ambassador Hans Fersen, arranges the fateful escape that almost works at getting the royal family out of France. It’s the story, set in 18th-century Europe mainly Paris and Mexicoand, in part, in the raseor the varied education enjoyed and suffered by Fausto Rasero, an intellectually curious young Spaniard, mysteriously bald since birth, whose innate sophistication and unconventional magnetism bring him into intriguingly close contact with many of the great figures of the Enlightenment.

Rasero is unsure how far into the future all this is happening; he only knows that the horrible visions of the year have been the worst of all. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Erick Liquitaya Montiel rated it really liked it Sep 18, It is a story that revolves around the very odd and eccentric hero known as Rasero, in addition to the fact that he was born n A sensually written book of beautiful, lyrical, prose that flows off the page and gives the reader a vivid picture. Gustav rated it it was amazing Jun 28, The major strength of the work is Rebolledo’s firm grasp of scientific, historic, political and philosophical movements of the period.


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Rasero Francisco Rebolledo No preview available – Marie Antoinette, disdainful of sharing any power, influences Louis to minimize compromise. Be the first to discover new talent! Give it instead the time and silence it deserves.

Whereas Louis XV was a spoiled brat of little talent, Louis XVI was much more well meaning and much more concerned with being a good ruler. Account Options Sign in. Published December 1st by Penguin Books first published September 1st Write a customer review. Other editions – View all Rasero: These visions are quite naturally terrifying: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Louis XV was interested in his hunting and sexual conquests whereas Louis XVI was more of a family man who was under undo influence from his wife, Marie Antoinette. Whereas in the film Forrest Gump a dim witted young man is present at major historic events by accident, in this novel, Rasero, a very intelligent man, seems to know everyone of any importance in the Enlightenment period.

Bill rated it really liked it Feb 13,