By Adrien Clutterbuck

ISBN-10: 1500341126

ISBN-13: 9781500341121

L. a. pasión de un hombre por una mujer inalcanzable en los angeles Europa de Napoleón, tras l. a. búsqueda de un diamante emblemático.
Las joyas de los angeles Corona española desaparecieron durante los primeros años de los angeles ocupación francesa; un botín fabuloso que hubiera servido para financiar l. a. resistencia contra los invasores. Esta novela cuenta el amor enfermizo de un hombre por una mujer inalcanzable. l. a. historia de l. a. desaparición de aquellas joyas y de su larga búsqueda.
Cuando Fernando VII restaura los angeles monarquía borbónica encarga al joven Antonio Alvaredo los angeles búsqueda de las joyas de l. a. Corona de España y sobre todo de un diamante singular apodado «El Estanque». Se trata de un tesoro de valor incalculable que al parecer había sido sustraído de Palacio durante l. a. toma de Madrid por los franceses.
Pero Antonio, un joven taciturno y de una deslumbrante belleza trágica, tiene una thought más oscura, más bad. Quiere utilizar su misión para conseguir a los angeles única mujer que ha amado y que le resulta inalcanzable; Pepa Tudó, l. a. "ramera" de Godoy.
Sin escrúpulos, cuarenta años después, contará todos estos sucesos en una larga carta a su amada. Una misiva llena de veneno en l. a. que nada es lo que parece y el destino se convierte en un tablero donde los poderosos juegan los angeles mano de los angeles desgracia.
Una novela desgarradora, donde el amor, los angeles muerte y l. a. belleza cabalgan juntos.

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BAAL You don't understand my soul. EKART Why don't we go lie in the water? BAAL My soul, brother, is the groaning of the wheat fields when they toss in the wind, and the gleam in the eyes of two insects that want to devour each other. EKART A July-crazed boy, with immortal guts-that's what you are. A dumpling that will some day leave grease spots on the sky! BAAL That's a lot of words. But it doesn't matter. EKART My body is as light as a tiny plum in the wind. BAAL The pale summer sky does that, brother.

Better to love than to enjoy. JOHANNES I can see how you win men's hearts, but how can you get anywhere with women? ( Emilie enters quickly) BAAL There she comes. Hello, Emilie. Johannes has brought his fiancee. Sit down! EMILIE How can you ask me to come to such a dive? -lt's j ust like you. BAAL Luise! A schnapps for the lady! EMILIE A re you trying to make me look ridiculous? BAAL No. Why shouldn't you have a drink ? It's only human. EMILIE But you're not human. BAAL How do you know? ( He holds out his glass to Luise) Not too stingy, young lady.

Teddy's schnapps, to celebrate Teddy's funeral! Fittin g and proper! Has anybody made a speech for Teddy yet! Wouldn't that be the right thing? BAAL I did. SEVERAL WOODCUTTERS BAAL J ust When ? now. Before you started talking big. It began with: Teddy has his rest . . You never notice anything until it's all over. -Let's get the sch napps! It's disgraceful. -And why, great Elephan t? It's Teddy's property . We've no right to break into that keg. Teddy has a wife and five poor orphans. A WOODCUTTER Four.

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