Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Summary ) La Reina del Sur



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  1. says:

    There are three books to be found within this book three major storylines to follow One is mostly well done one is middling but has issues one is rather ridiculous occasionally mildly offensive and out of place The first w

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    Smuggling and double crossing were in se par able If I can give this book 10 stars I would gladly do it One of t

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    I'm on holiday hurrah This means it is time to turn my attention to the very important task of learning Spanish I made two New Year's Resolutions One was to learn some Spanish before the year was out the other was to keep a running list of th

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    Update May 28 2016 I gave this one a second try after a lapse of some seven years only because a review of it was needed for another site where the movie and telenovela adaptations are going to be reviewed later this year My first reading had gotten through Chapter 3; I'd uit reading because I didn't like it but figured that if it got no worse it would be bearable to finish so fully intended to do so this tim

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    I guess I'm glad I read this if only to satisfy a long burning curiosity about The ueen of the South that's been in the back of my head ever since my mom hid the book from me at age fifteen so I couldn't read the dirty parts for the record Mom I probably would have been able to handle itThat said it could have been a lot cooler than

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    This book is a book for history lovers Anyone who wants the whohowwherewhenwhy will love the detail and precision with which every event in this book is told Unless you truly grew up in the culture about which it is written and know about drug runs and border crossings and vacuum packing marijuana in bricks to stow away in speedboats I would wager than Perez Reverte could convince any reader that he has done his homework And if you did gr

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    This was a good solid read It reminded me of the Godfather series that I read years ago and loved I recommend to any readers that like Mario Puzo I did have an issue with the way the author changed up the point of view I would have liked if the whole story was told by Teresa Mendoza 1st person the entire time I was reading but the author switched it up He had the reporter 3rd person talking as well and I had to at times go back to re read

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    There are a lot of reviews available here which outline the plot so I won't attempt to do so here other than to say cocaine smuggling logistics deals and double crossings Moroccan hashish fast boats cargo ships dirty politics shootouts Mexican drug cartels the Colombians indiscretions and revenge Teresa Mendoza i

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    This is a fascinating and beautifully written book about so many things On the surface it is the tale of the unlikely rise of a young girl through the world of the drug trade her survival and success But as in any book by Pérez Reverte it is meticulously researched and crafted and gives the reader layer upon layer Teresa Mendoza is a superb character and the book uses everything from The Count of Monte Cristo

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    This story is told in two styles; from an omniscient perspective following the main character and from the first person point of view of a journalist researching her story At first I was uite bored by the latter story Later on however I began to feel like Perez Reverte was trying to coax me into a state of mind whereby I would begin to use Teresa Mendoza's story as a truer reality Throughout the book Teresa

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Desnuda se erizó igual ue si acabara de reventar el grifo del agua fría Bip bip En el estéreo del dormitorio los Tigres del Norte cantaban historias de Camelia la Tejana La traición y el contrabando decían son cosas compartidas» There are a lot of reviews available here which outline the plot so I won t attempt to do so here other than to say cocaine smuggling logistics deals and double crossings Moroccan hashish fast boats cargo ships dirty politics shootouts Mexican drug cartels the Colombians indiscretions and revenge Teresa Mendoza is our lead character She starts off as a simple narco s morra uiet and unassuming Her boyfriend is murdered and she is on the runIt is a high speed read almost a guilty pleasure read for me and it was enjoyable for the most part There was the narration style which was fairly annoying half narrated by a reporter who interviews various people throughout the book His sections set up the following sections where the action is explained from Teresa s point of viewThe story rolls out in various stages and gathers momentum until the very end where a conclusion is met There are other things going on a parallel to the Count of Monte Christo which admittedly I have not read and therefore could not track there is the Mexican cartels unwritten rules there is the international smuggling the deals the doublecrossingI haven t read other books by Arturo P rez Reverte and I may pick up another if the opportunity arises as I did enjoy this as a fictional romp with some basis for reality in the drug underworld4 stars Obsession traición y el contrabando decían son cosas compartidas» There are a lot of reviews available here which outline The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico the plot so I won Simply Napkins t attempt The Unconscious Civilization to do so here other The Complete Tightwad Gazette than The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years to say cocaine smuggling logistics deals and double crossings Moroccan hashish fast boats cargo ships dirty politics shootouts Mexican drug cartels الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية the Colombians indiscretions and revenge Teresa Mendoza is our lead character She starts off as a simple narco s morra uiet and unassuming Her boyfriend is murdered and she is on Writing and Selling Magazine Articles the runIt is a high speed read almost a guilty pleasure read for me and it was enjoyable for The Strange Bird the most part There was Collected Stories the narration style which was fairly annoying half narrated by a reporter who interviews various people Collected Stories throughout Cleopatras Daughter the book His sections set up Funny Feckin' Irish Jokes!: Humorous Jokes about Everything Irish.Sure Tis Great Craic! the following sections where Settlers the action is explained from Teresa s point of viewThe story rolls out in various stages and gathers momentum until Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, the very end where a conclusion is met There are other The Sphinx things going on a parallel Tidelands (Fairmile to Pretty Lucy Merwyn the Count of Monte Christo which admittedly I have not read and Strings therefore could not Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, track Catch and Release there is Devils Paw (Imp, the Mexican cartels unwritten rules Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, there is All Tied Up the international smuggling The Film Snob*s Dictionary the deals In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the doublecrossingI haven Tea Environments and Plantation Culture t read other books by Arturo P rez Reverte and I may pick up another if 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains the opportunity arises as I did enjoy Survive by the Team this as a fictional romp with some basis for reality in Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, the drug underworld4 stars

review ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ö Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Un thriller apasionante«Sonó el teléfono y supo ue la iban a matar Lo supo con tanta certeza ue se uedó inmóvil la cuchilla en alto el cabello pegado a la cara entre el vapor del agua caliente ue goteaba en los azulejos Bip bip S Smuggling and double crossing were in se par able If I can give this book 10 stars I would gladly do it One of the best books I d read in 2011An insightful review by Sarah here