Start your review of Rasero Write a review Shelves: 20th-centruy , art-in-books , historical-fiction , world-lit , unexpected-gems A sensually written book of beautiful, lyrical, prose that flows off the page and gives the reader a vivid picture. This book is part surreal, part seduction, part historical fiction and part philosophical. It stimulates each of the senses while arousing the mind and being quite thought provoking making the reader question themselves and society and the world we live in. It is a story that revolves around the very odd and eccentric hero known as Rasero, in addition to the fact that he was born A sensually written book of beautiful, lyrical, prose that flows off the page and gives the reader a vivid picture.
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He will spend his life there, making the acquaintance of the brightest minds of his time, men such as Diderot and Voltaire, Lavoisier and even Mozart, seeking to reconcile their beliefs with his secret knowledge. I got so mad when I got to the last chapter of the book as it was coming to an end. We see Voltaire, always sarcastic and insightful, struggle to get away from Frederick only to have Frederick try to entice him back to Prussia.
The French Revolution and subsequent Reign of Terror is written well. This is a book of ideas, a very interesting book, that is explored through the life of a fictious character, Rasero.
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Her lover, Swedish Ambassador Hans Fersen, arranges the fateful escape that almost works at getting the royal family out of France. Sercan rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Whereas in the film Forrest Gump a dim witted young man is present at major historic events by accident, in this novel, Rasero, a very intelligent man, seems to know everyone of any importance in the Enlightenment period.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It is a story that revolves around the very odd and eccentric hero known as Rasero, in addition to the fact that he was born naturally bald, and went through life without every growing hair, his other odd trait is that at the point of organism he is besieged with visions of the future, which torment him throughout his life and leaves him in a state of anxiety about the future of mankind. Both his benefactor Frederick and rzsero opponent Catholicism influenced his thinking, writing, and philosophy.
Rebolledo makes a good point when he says that Voltaire, Diderot, Lavoisier were all influenced by Descartes spirit of doubt, a necessary trait in the scientist or philospher, whereas Rousseau did not exhibit this doubt and his students Robespierre and Pol Pot in Cambodia pushed his ideology to genocide. Share your thoughts with other customers.
Rasero by Francisco Rebolledo. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He sees vision rwbolledo he has orgasm, and these visions of 20th Century horrors remind us that 18th Century horrors and 20th Century horrors have much in common.
Return to Book Page. Rasero raasero the book frequently since it corresponds to the scenes of mass murder and destruction that he sees into the future. This is a book that will keep you thinking about it long after you close it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Rahman Agayev rated it it was amazing Sep 04, English Choose a language for shopping. Lucy rated it it was amazing Feb 23, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Voltaire, the witty and creative thinker that made philosophical concepts attainable through this writing, is shown struggling with Frederick the Great and the Roman Catholic Church.
His massacre of crowds of working class men and women on the Champs de Mars tips the scales against aristocratic involvement in the new government. It is my dream that after my studies I have to make a film depicting Rasero. May 05, Nomsa Nkosi rated it it was amazing. Above all, images of war: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Like an invisible policeman, it had tried to keep our existence under surveillance, to regulate with its cruel, cold, hypocritical logic.
This is a book about our past, present and future, and even as the world seems such a vastly different place there is so little which has changed. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. He is a peculiar hero—bald since birth, intellectually and sexually precocious as a child, as a man passionate and warmhearted. Related Articles.
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