El último judío has ratings and reviews. Bettie☯ said: Description: Set at the time of the Spanish Inquisition, all Jews are to be exiled from. El Último Judío has ratings and reviews. Anna said: The story is that, upon the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, young Yonah Toledano is left. El Ultimo Judio by Noah Gordon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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His name Yonah is usually transliterated ulttimo English as Jonah. Auch der Sprachstil war mir fremd, er wirkte auf mich ein wenig angestaubt und unmodern, ich brauchte eine Zeit, um mich damit anzufreunden. This book has a little bit of everything: Anna rated it did not like it Mar 13, Want to Read Currently Reading Yltimo. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Set at the time of the Spanish Inquisition, all Jews are to be exiled from Spain.

Pascanales rated it did not like it Oct 24, Pilar De la torre rated it did not like it Jan 28, To view it, click here. Actually, there is always a percentage of Jews in each generation that are cultural Jews and do not have the knowledge of Judaism to understand what is to be a Jew and the value in persisting to be Jewish, even if it means death, imprisonment or exile.


That morning his crowded dispensary had been almost emptied when a pregnant woman’s water burst, and he banished from the room the two patients wh Description: I read this book because it was the gorvon semi-interesting book in the library in Toledo.

Product details Textbook Binding Publisher: Gordon skillfully brings the book to a close wrapping up the pieces launched in the opening chapters. Yonah moves around Spain rather freely in an era when most people barely left their own villages in their lifetimes.

Minor characters become mouthpieces for historical tidbits, usually delivered as part of a “conversation. He eventually becomes a well-respected physician himself, in addition to being a secret Jew.

El Último Judío by Noah Gordon (2 star ratings)

Get to Know Us. Alex Lima rated it did not like it May 29, This review has been hidden because it contains gordoj. As a lonely shepherd on a mountaintop he hurls snatches of almost forgotten Hebrew at the stars, as an apprentice armorer he learns to fight like a Christian knight.

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He travels far and wide on his trusty bur If you’re like me and don’t know a lot about lateth-century Spain, this novel is a nice accessible little history lesson. The Last Jew takes place during the Inquisition in Spain in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. Amazon Rapids Utimo stories for kids on the go.

I got a so-so historical adventure story. Michael Aichler rated it did not like it Aug 29, Gordon certainly did his research, but does a pretty poor job of incorporating historical information into the story.


Sonia Reifs rated it did not like it Jul 16, I honestly don’t know the details of life in that period in Europe but the author made it judi seem plausible. Gemma rated it it was ok Nov 28, View all 9 comments. Qui cer Ti vien voglia di girare tutta la Spagna a fianco di Jonah Toledano, che tenta di sfuggire all’Inquisizione, che in jduio periodo voleva scacciare e mandare via tutti gli ebrei dai propri territori.

There are two major problems with this scenario: Finally, as a man living in a time and land where danger from the Hordon is everywhere, he deals with the questions that mark his past.

He eventually becomes a well-respected physician ulltimo, in addition to being a secret Jew. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

The action seemed too fortuitous and on occasion contrived; Yonah would meet just the right person at just the right time. All in all, the book is pretty boring and completely implausible.