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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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I simply expected it to be deeper, more poetic, considering the settling which is medieval Spain. All in all, the book is pretty boring and completely implausible.

Martin’s Griffin first published Even more galling, both the narrator and the characters repeatedly refer to women as “females. In it, Noah Gordon utilizes his greatest strengths, and the result is remarkable and moving. His name Yonah is usually transliterated in English as Jonah.

El último judío

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jun 03, Shomeret rated it really liked it Shelves: I learned a lot about beliefs and customs at the time of the Spanish Inquisition.

Jul 22, Christine rated it really liked it. Pascanales rated it did not like it Oct 24, Set at the time of the Spanish Inquisition, all Jews are to be exiled from Spain. Instead, he leaves Toledo goordon with a burro and meanders across Spain, terrified of being discovered but steadfastly opposed to converting to Catholicism. Nobody says, judoo example, “On October 15,Queen Isabella [fill in historical fact],” especially when conversing with fellow countrymen, who are presumably also familiar with their country’s history.


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The story is that, upon the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, npah Yonah Toledano ultio left alone as the last Jew in Spain highly doubtful! This period of Jewish history has always fascinated me though my family’s background is from an entirely different region.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Yonah moves around Spain rather freely in an era when lutimo people barely left their own villages in their lifetimes.

The novel gave me a lot to think about, which might be simplistic–why are men prejudiced in matters of religion? Cat Available on Amazon for Kindle. As the years go by, Yonah works as a farm laborer, sailor, metalworker, shepherd, and eventually a physician’s apprentice.

I have no enthusiasm for this relic ridden storyline – just not in the right mood for it.

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El Último Judío

The bad time began for Bernado Espina on a day when air hung heavy as iron and noa arrogant sunshine utimo a curse. A young lone man travels to avoid being found out. Minor characters become mouthpieces for historical tidbits, usually delivered as part of a “conversation. Many who wish to remain are intimidated by Church and Crown and become Catholics, but several hundred thousand c In the yearthe Inquisition has all of Spain in its grip. Kindle Editionpages. As a lonely shepherd on a mountaintop he hurls snatches of almost forgotten Hebrew at the stars, as an apprentice armorer he learns to fight like a Christian knight.


There wasn’t a great deal of excitement, either.

The Last Jew by Noah Gordon

Noah Gordon is an American novelist. The Last Jew is about Yonah Toledano, a man who by circumstances ends up orphaned at the time of th This is one of the best books I’ve read in a while. T This book changed its nature three times during the course of the narrative. Not only is the historical piece interesting, the character himself, Yonah, is interesting, forced to try his hand at whatever gainful opportunity presents itself. You never feel truly concerned by his fate or by the fate of others who were not so fortunate.

Como siempre, Noah Gordon nos trae una historia apasionante y bien documentada. View all 3 comments. Actually, I had always wanted to re-read “The Physician” by Noah Gordon, which is probably the book that impacted me the most in my life I was 12 when I read it.

I have mixed feelings about this book.

This book has a little bit of everything: People who like stories about pre-modern medical practices will enjoy this book as well as The Physician, although read his note at the end about the medical aspects of the book before trying any at home.