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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SO if you’re interested just in the character like me, the loads of Hungarian history is pretty boring. Unfortunately, the historical content was so jumbled that it was nearly impossible to follow. Sep 30, Steve Davies rated it liked it.
The Bloody Countess: The Atrocities of Erzsebet Bathory
Throughout the book, Penrose makes reference to another sadistic fuck by the name of Gilles valentnie Rais. Her many castles were equipped with chambers where she would hideously torture and mutilate her victims, becoming a murder factory where hundreds of girls were killed and processed for the ultimate, youth-giving ritual: To ask other readers questions about The Bloody Countessplease sign up.
As for the book, the topic is interesting, the writing style isn’t my favorite. No es facil mostrar esta suerte de belleza, Valentine Penrose, sin embargo, lo ha logrado, pues juega admirablemente con los valores esteticos de esta tenebrosa historia.
I have literally read textbooks for fun I’m a dork I know vaalentine this was absolutely unbearable. But I loved reading about Erzsebet’s life. Brinker rated it liked it. She grew up in a land of superstition, confesa, social backwardness, ruled by an aristocracy that ranged from ruthless kings to demented landlords; she witnessed public executions and drunken family orgies since she was a child.
Inscribe el reino subterraneo de Erzebet Bathory en la sala de torturas de su castillo medieval: However it would be a good introductory book for those with little to no knowledge about Elisabeth Bathory aka The Blood Countess. Nobody can fathom why she recorded the names of the victims, penrosd adding comments and details: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Apart from that is a very interesting reading about a homicidal maniac that was Dangrienta This book is Penrose has written a book that is riveting, I found some of it really difficult to read and I write dark horror!
Indimenticabilmente liquido e valentinr. Penrose was interested in female mysticism, alchemy and the occult. An all-pervading sulphureous atmosphere permeates the book, the eroticism – inevitable when part of the subject sangrientx deviant sex – is veiled and never excessive, and the use of mostly indirect speech adds plausibility to the narration.
From adolescence she indulged in sadistic lesbian fantasies, where only the spilling of a woman’s blood could satisfy her urges. This is a book I started about a year ago and put down because it was not what I thought it was going to be.
Apr 26, Emma Woodcock rated it liked it. Nov 22, Greg rated it did not like it.
Couldn’t even get all the way through it. At times, the book loses your attention through its rather monotonous approach at explaining individuals and their histories, but there’s enough blood and horror in this biography to keep you pushing forward. Perplexingly awful; I’m one of those gullible fraidy-cat types who loves a good story about serial killers medieval or otherwisebut I couldn’t finish this. It really is wonderfully written, and a joy to read albeit clumsy at times, presumably because it was translated – just don’t use it for your thesis project, because its historical sobriety is akin to King Jesus by Robert Graves.
Not sure if the translation sangriemta the writing itself. The author wrote this biography without altering the essential facts nor exaggerating them: Want to Read saving….
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Ironically, for the pages cojdesa pages recounting mentally ill family members throughout the centuries which included Erzsebet’s older brother Istvan the “satyr”, and “mad” King Sigusmundnot a word was written about Vlad III.
The flowery language and references to her behavior being related to the moon and the fact that she consesa a woman were off putting. The content didn’t follow any logical timeline or pattern; the author jumped from Erzsebet and her crimes to pages of family and European history much of it not relevant to the topic interspersed with the author’s own biases. I knew sangdienta of him, and early mentions of him just left me confused. Just one more exasperating foible of this very odd book.
The foreword made the book seem promising–it mentioned many personal letters and historical context. As to the letters, only three were presented at the very end of the book. Sep 26, Runningrabbit rated it really liked it. Scarey, and trully amazing; reading is believing. Her marriage determined the end of her freedom, especially when her mother-in-law tried to repress her temperament. Nov 01, Kelsey rated it liked it Shelves: Very insightful, albeit a little hard to follow as its language is rather cryptic, more so because the names and sanrgienta of events are extremely foreign.
Immaginatevi di scrivere una biografia su un personaggio storico che vi appassiona tantissimo e di farcirla con cose che vorreste gli siano accadute; immaginate di fargli pensare quello che volete voi. Siruela January 1, Language: That being said, this is a masterpiece in a poetic reimagination of history.