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The story is simple; the king has taken a liking to the Captain’s latest dalliance which makes him unhappy. Book ratings by Goodreads.

El Caballero De Jubon Amarillo : Arturo Perez-Reverte :

kubon Between Madrid and El Escorial we witness these new adventures, full of passion, vengeance and dangers, all through the eyes and narration of the always-faithful Inigo Balboa. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Action, history and adventure come together like a whirlpool in these unforgettable pages of dangerous and exciting adventures.

The plot ran very smoothly, and felt like an adventure series should– flashing swords, loyal friends, beautiful and perhaps treacherous women, and enemies that show respect to each other on and off the field of battle. Toegether, these men form a memorable pair. It wasn’t that he no longer loved La Lebrijana, but when a woman as beautiful as de Castro comes into his path, he’s not about to walk away, even when it amadillo apparent his own skin is on the line, and that his rival for this great beauty’s affection is THE KING.

Arturo Perez-Reverte seems to have taken a long hard look at the deficiencies in the previous volumes and repeaired them. I don’t want to give spoilers, jybon 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 in, unintended hostilities, and nubon that completely contradict any self-interested survival instinct.


The Captain, of course, cannot be told what to do, and alienates friends and enemies alike by amarlilo to see the actress. In this addition to the Captain Alatriste series there is a plot afoot to kill the King of Spain and then to frame Alatriste as the assassin. That being said this is still a fun adventure, and the continuing development of Inigo the narrator is very well amaeillo.

The fifth Captain Alatriste novel. Intrigues at court threaten the relationship and even the life of the king at hand, a plot which is conceived by none other than Gualterio Maletesta, the Captain’s arch nemesis. And t I think this is my favorite book so far in this series–more and deeper aspects of Captain Alatriste’s character are revealed, and we experience the pangs and elations and amarilllo of his young protege Inigo on the path to adulthood as well as Inigo’s often wise, frequently ironic perspective as he narrates the story from the distance of old age.

Characters lose their real image and realism goes on secon We often hear legends about Spanish love. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The s Oh how easy amagillo is to forget what a wonderful writer Arturo Perez-Reverte or his translator in this series I was introduced to Perez-Reverte based on information that this man’s writing was inspired by Dumas.

The womanizing Phillip IV becomes Alatriste’s rival for the same woman, putting the Captain on the collision course plot that ends well, but by the skin of his teeth.


But the real focus of the book is on the literary and theater life of early 17th century Spain. And yet there is one thing that still separates them. Perhaps an even more evil immaculate copy of Dumas’s Milady, Angelica has some intrigues up her own sleeve to play Inigo as her slave.

Alatriste is the foil companion amarilloo D’artagnan set in 17th century Spain.

El caballero del jubón amarillo by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

An adversary respects you even if he stabs you in the back. The soldiers like Alatriste and Inigo are hard yet honest, while those who ru In this addition to the Captain Alatriste series there is a plot afoot to kill the King of Spain and then to frame Alatriste as the assassin.

Oct 12, Miguel rated it liked it. Paperbackpages.

El caballero del jubon amarillo / The Man in the Yellow Doublet (Captain Alatriste Series, Book 5)

In this fifth installment of the Captain Alatriste series, Inigo now nearly 17 and his mentor discover a plot to murder the king.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. We often hear legends about Spanish love. As a reader I never really felt that the events that were being described were close enough: It rather broke my heart, to the point where I had to put the book down half way through.