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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Alcuni si convertono, altri fuggono fuori i confini, ma Jonah no. Trivia About The Last Jew. I was also disappointed with the place that Yonah’s Judaism took in his life. Jun 12, Lawrence Schwimmer rated it it was amazing. Yonah’s two longest apprenticeships uultimo with brothers, one an armorer and the other a physician, each practicing his trade in different towns.

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All societies have their problems, but it was a much more tolerant environment. Michael Aichler rated it did not like it Aug 29, Set at the time of the Spanish Inquisition, all Jews are to be exiled from Spain. View all 3 comments. There is a reason some books languor long in the recesses of the the darkest nooks of the TBR shelves.

El Ultimo Judio

Published August 15th by St. Ferdinand and Isabella issued a royal edict gorrdon all Jews from Spain. Many who wish to remain are intimidated by Church and Crown and become Catholics, but several hundred thousand choose to retain their religion and depart; given little time to flee, some perish even before they can escape from Spain. Some of the topics covered within his novels include medical history and jusio ethics. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


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. He struggles to remember, but there is no one to remember with him. Trapped uotimo Spain by circumstances, he is determined to honor the memory of his family by remaining a Jew.

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The Last Jew takes place during the Inquisition in Spain in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. One small element that was a big distraction for me was the author’s treatment of women. Lisa Weinbaum rated it did not like it Jun 08, The Best Books of Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Tedious, but written well enough that I didn’t want to quit hudio it. Yonah moves around Spain rather freely in an era when most people barely left their own villages in their lifetimes. Life was very local back then. To view it, click here.

Perhaps he was trying to reflect the mindset of a young man who grew up without a mother or sisters, but the female characters almost exclusively serve as objects of sexual desire. For a book named “The Last Ultim you expect him to be a bit more Jewish or at least introspectively so. I suspect it will be the case with this book as well.

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Write a customer review. It’s written with very easy language, a lot of things happen, judil somehow it’s very difficult to get emotionally engaged in the plot or attached to the main character. Book ratings by Goodreads. De lo peor que he leido. I’m rather afraid to re-read Gordon’s other novels for fear that they’re similar.

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The Last Jew by Noah Gordon

Yonah, a young Jew in 15th century Spain, is forced to flee his home of Toledo after a younger brother and father, a talented silversmith, are killed in what we’d call a pogrom which followed Ferdinand and Boah infamous Order of Expulsion of Jews from Spain.

Alex rated it did not like it Apr 16, Toiling at manual labor, he desperately tries to cling to his memories of a vanished culture. Apprenticeship involved an agreement between master and student; Yonah’s wanderings would have made him a poor candidate for such a kudio arrangement. Noay finally apprentices himself to an armorer. Los personajes no tienen relieve, demasiado planos.

Yonah, throughout his life, holds on to his religion and stays one step ahead of the horrible Inquisition. The setting is fascinating and terrifying – the Spanish inquisition.