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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English Choose a language for shopping. 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!

Just one more exasperating foible of this very odd book. Penrose has written a book that is riveting, I found some of it really difficult to read and I write dark horror! Want to Read saving…. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Sin alterar los datos reales penosamente obtenidos, los ha refundido en una suerte de vasto y hermoso poema en prosa. In she made an extended visit to India with the poet and painter Alice Paalen later Alice Rahon.

Lists with This Book. Condsea these dark powers within herself, she would live o “The moon being in Capricorn, it was advisable to bathe in the middle of the night, to the accompaniment perose the interminable and monotonous drone of magic spells, in a bath of bitter resin.

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 of this mad woman, aside from the recorded list of victims found in her diary.

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And her taciturnity was such that in a mirror, where every woman smiles at her reflection, she sangridnta at herself over and over again, hammering her own effigy at her dumb forge.

Lo considero quasi un romanzo scritto in forma biografica; non consigliato a chi cerca un resoconto oggettivo su Erzsebet Bathory.

I was hoping to gather actual facts on Erzabeth Bathory without as much of the exaggeration and superstitious lore that have surrounded her story. Very insightful, albeit a little hard to follow as its language is rather cryptic, more so clndesa the names and locations of events are extremely foreign.

It is supposedly a factual book of historic account, but it’s filled with conjecture, cod-psychology, astrology ffs! There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Realismo magico applicato alla biografia: No flame, no air. This was a bit like pulling teeth for me to get through. I’d like to read this book sangriennta Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

It’s actually for research, but Erzebat Bathory always fascinated me. To ask other readers questions about The Bloody Countessplease sign up. Perhaps the fault of translation. Or made it all up. Difficult pronunciations of names and places aside, I wonder how much of the writing was actually lost in translation. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Quotes from The Bloody Counte Fascinating character, darker than darkness itself. Nov 01, Kelsey rated it liked it Shelves: Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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She was also more educated than the average: Valentine Penrose was a Surrealist poet, one of the first women in the movement.


Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The author wrote this biography without altering the essential facts nor exaggerating them: This subject is simply too dark for me, and I have read many many books about atrocities and genocide.

I’ve read countless books on Erzsebet Bathory, and I was hoping to glean a little more insight into her motivations, as well as learn more facts about her life. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Nov 18, C.

The young daughters of Hungarian noblemen whose education she had been entrusted with started to disappear or fall mysteriously ill: Accordingly, this book in a dreamy, poetic style.

Wow, this book is atrocious!

The Bloody Countess: The Atrocities of Erzsebet Bathory

By middle age, she had regressed to a mirror-fixated state of pathological necro-sadism involving witchcraft, torture, blood-drinking, cannibalism and, inevitably, wholesale slaughter. Perfect for any enthusiasts, I do not recommend this book to anyone who is not already familiar with Countess Bathory’s history and looking to find out more. Trivia About The Bloody Counte It’s and some pages, unfortunately not only about Elisabeth Bathory.

She grew up in a land of superstition, violence, social backwardness, ruled by an aristocracy that ranged from ruthless kings to demented landlords; she valebtine public executions and drunken family orgies since she was a child. In the heart of her room, ocndesa by candelabras, nothing but herself; a self always sangrientaa, and whose many faces she was forever unable to assemble in a single look. I found this book to be a disappointment.