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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She got trapped in herself and never found the way out. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Difficult pronunciations of names and places aside, I wonder how much of the writing was actually lost in translation. I appreciate the attempt to at least try to find a poetic meaning in the psyche of such a vile person, but the truth is there is very little verifiable detail about what was going through the mind pebrose this mad woman, aside from the recorded list of victims found in valentkne diary.

To see what your valemtine thought of this book, please sign up. They estimate she may have murdered up to girls and women. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? However, where this is different is Erzsebet was very much into the occult so this had a very different feel to it than other nightmarish things that I have subjected myself to reading.

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This time, I figured out why I didn’t like it. A fun read, as long as you don’t take it as gospel.

May 14, Eliza rated it it was ok. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

This pennrose is simply too dark for me, and I have read many many books about atrocities and genocide. From adolescence she condesw in sadistic lesbian fantasies, where only the spilling of a woman’s blood could satisfy her urges.


There is no embellishment of any sort in the depiction of the main characters. Immaginatevi di scrivere una biografia su un personaggio storico che vi appassiona tantissimo e di valetnine con cose che vorreste gli siano accadute; immaginate di fargli pensare quello che volete voi. Published October 1st by Creation Books first published The translation to English is less than seamless, making for a stilting read, but this book is worth every second.

All in all, Penrose’s writing is both descriptive and creative, far from being a dry report of murders and perversity. It is difficult to believe, to comprehend she was that monsterous but there are papers as I understand it that are not available so one wonders why. In the heart of her room, encircled by candelabras, nothing but herself; calentine self always unseizable, and whose many faces she was forever unable to assemble in a single look.

The Bloody Countess: The Atrocities of Erzsebet Bathory

These people are better left damned to being unremembered. Indimenticabilmente liquido e caleidoscopico. She was also more educated than the average: So, here is the subject.

Valentinf a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Very graphic and informative read about a very evil historical figure, however rather oddly written.

Sep 26, Runningrabbit rated it really liked it.

Clad in red velvet, adorned in white, in black or pearl, her face heavily made up beneath the large pale forehead. OMG the most boring book I’ve ever attempted to read. Nov 18, C.

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Inscribe el reino subterraneo de Erzebet Bathory en la sala de torturas de su castillo medieval: While the rich prose of this book is a joy to read, I doubt its historical accuracy.

I’ The foreword made the book seem promising–it mentioned many personal letters and historical context. Instead, the book is replete with passages such as this: If it wasn’t such a dark topic I would probably give it 3 stars, as is I will probably give it 1 or 2 at best. Que dizer desta mulher cuja companhia, apesar de tudo, era semp P.

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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: 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.

It gets a generous three stars because amongst all the made up nonsense, salacious detail and absolute bollocks character analysis, there are some interesting details about life in 17th century Hungary – which is actually the main reason I’m reading the book, for research for my own novel but a lifetime’s love of Hammer Horror films made the subject appealing too!

It takes you a while to get used to condesaa weird way it’s written and the constant exotic phrases that mix History with pernose. Realismo magico applicato alla biografia: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. As for the book, the topic is interesting, the writing style isn’t my favorite.

This book follows in the vein of Valntine 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.

She also takes the testimony given at trial by tortured witnesses at face value, not questioning even the most ridiculous of statements. La perversion sexual y la demencia de la condesa Bathory son tan evidentes que Valentine Penrose se desentiende de ellas para concentrarse exclusivamente en la belleza convulsiva del personaje.

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