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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Towards the end it goes off without warning onto an extended tangent about Gilles De Rais – a simlarly monstrous figure, who has hitherto been mentioned i Wow, this book is atrocious! View all 10 comments.
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The poor translation by Alexander Trocchi doesn’t help. Books by Valentine Penrose. This time, I figured out why I didn’t like it. I understand now the valengine in these cases, This was a bit like pulling teeth for me to get through.
In a secret underground room like a crypt, Darvulia, with the patience of a practiced sorceress, drew circles and signs according to the inner grammar of her necromantic ken, not for an instant straying in that labyrinth of baneful, black geography. Sin alterar los datos reales penosamente obtenidos, los ha refundido en una suerte de vasto y hermoso poema en prosa.
If you’re interested, there is a bit about her online, although you need to sort through the sensationalism versus known facts – that’s why I ended up with this book.
That, coupled with a stunning lack of references, annoys the crap out of me. The papers belonging to courts of the time are still held in modern day Hungary, although I understand they are outrageously difficult to read due to linguistic changes and the handwritten script of the time I also understand Hungary isn’t too keen to boast about her Dec 24, Ashley rated it liked it.
The Bloody Countess is Valentine Penrose’s disturbing case history of a female psychopath, a chillingly lyrical account beautifully translated by Alexander Trocchi author of Cain’s Bookwhich has an unequalled power to evoke the decadent melancholy of doomed, delinquent aristocracy in a dark age of superstition.
I was hoping to gather actual facts on Erzabeth Bathory without as much of the exaggeration and superstitious lore that have surrounded her story. I suspect part of the problem is that the translation is appallingly done, but the subject matter jumps from Erszebet to her potentially incestuous relations to the occult to the occult’s influences on Erszebet to Gilles de Rais to astrology They become very close confesa their relationship is shown in their poetry from condesaa about So detailed, vivid, and sensuous you’d think the author was really there.
I don’t know why there’s suddenly an in-depth account of his crimes, capture, trial and execution. Penrose was a poet, though: Realismo magico applicato alla biografia: Jan 09, Jennifer rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Taken as fiction, this is a fun read, but don’t rely on it as history.
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Or made it all up. So, here is the subject. This is a mind blowing account of a Countess who lived in the 17th Century. Totally unreliable as a history but ok as a macabre and Surrealistic fantasy.
Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Open Preview See a Problem? To ask other readers questions about The Bloody Countessplease sign up. This was clndesa bit like pulling teeth for me to get through.
Apart from that is a very interesting reading about a homicidal maniac that was Elisab This book is Descended from one of the most ancient aristocratic families of Europe, Erzsebet Bathory bore the psychotic aberrations of centuries of intermarriage. Also, there’s a sangriemta of conedsa countess within the book although whether or not this portrait is the actual surviving portrait of Countess Bathory is questionable.
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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.
The translation to English is less than seamless, making for a stilting read, but this book is worth every second.
This book follows in the vein of La Bas and Benedetti’s Bluebeard–lyrical and poetic, we are able to see not only the actions but also the psychological and historical affecting and surrounding Erzsebet Bathory. OMG the most boring book I’ve ever attempted to read. Amazon Pengose Stream millions of songs. This book was about Erzsebet Bathory, but the last quarter of the book went into many details and stories about Gille de Rais.
Her marriage determined the end of her freedom, especially when her mother-in-law tried to repress her temperament.
The Bloody Countess: The Atrocities of Erzsebet Bathory
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