Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta (Spanish Edition) eBook: Stefan Zweig: : Kindle-Shop. (In English at the end) Compré este libro tras haberlo leído (en epub), ya que soy un gran admirador de la obra de Stefan Zweig. Compré esta edición porque la. Full of insights as all Zweig books are well and thoroughly researched. En la historia de Magallanes, el autor Stefan Sweig, demuestra el magistral dominio de .

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Zweig doesn’t dwell too much into to the details of each and every small thing that happened. View all 6 comments.

Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta by Stefan Zweig

What drove them and why they acted the way they did. But to continue from there in western direction to sail back to Spain? SZ toma partido pero se justifica. I went through Antonio Pigafetta’s account and found no evidence of it. Mas o destino por vezes tem as suas partidas Lesen ist ein muss! Thereby ushering in a new period of enlightened world thought. And Zweig does a good job of making this great story exciting. Zweig studied in Austria, France, and Germany before settling in Salzburg in Feb 09, Erez Davidi added it.

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As so often when a man seems to be at the mercy of the winds, he is in reality being blown back upon stegan own self. If youve ever had any interest in the age of discovery, Portuguese or Spanish history or just history in general, this is waiting to be brought down and savoured.

Published March 18th by Debate first published Refresh and try again. Zweig, who was apparently a very popular writer in the s, has a gift for sweeping you up in the glory and occasional folly of Magellan’s great voyage.


Preview — Magallanes by Stefan Zweig. Needless to say, the journey zweg smooth and clear skies all along otherwise there would hardly be a reason to write a full book about this expedition. The reader of the audiobook was fantastic and spoke at a pace and with a clarity that made it easy for this non native French speaker to understand.

No trivia or quizzes yet. He portrays him as a quiet introvert and as a very calculated man who rarely made any decision without considering the long term; he was also fairly harsh at least according to our standards todaybut yet very fair.

He produced novels, plays, biographies, and journalist pieces. Return to Book Page.

This shows in his biography of Magellan. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Needless to zweeig, the journey wasn Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. There are magallahes discussion topics on this book yet. La parte de los preparativos, que es donde SZ dice que estuvo el verdadero talento de Magallanes, no desmerece.

The first half of the book – in which Zweig describes Magellan’s earlier travels to the East and to Morocco, his choice to turn his back on Portugal, to go and serve the Spanish Crown – takes a bit of persistence to get through but is necessary to understand the historical context, I think.

His stories include those in Verwirrung der Gefhle ; Conflicts. Just consider this, for example: Indriven into exile by the Nazis, he emigrated to England and then, into Brazil by way of New York. El hombre y su gesta by Stefan Zweig. Denn siehe, ein Mensch hat sie umrundet.

Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta

Jul 27, Remo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Achieving what Columbus had failed to do, Magellan proved the world was nagallanes and consequently one space. The fruit of a lot of research and attempting to separate truth from fiction, it stfan an enjoyable read as Zweig’s biographies always are. Apesar do feito fantastico? I really enjoyed this biography of Magellan, although the more recent biography by Laurence Bergreen is better.


La redondez del mundo, no tanto sus dimensiones, eran de sobra conocidas.

Zweig studied in Austria, France, Stefan Df was one of the world’s most famous writers during the s and s, especially in the U.

I did not actually read this edition of this book. Io lo so, io conosco il luogo e il punto. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

To ask other readers questions about Magallanesplease sign up. Although he wasn’t alive to complete the entire journey himself after he was killed in a rather unnecessary battle with a local king in the Philippines, the expedition that he once led resulted in the first circumnavigation of the earth.

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He fought mutiny, storms, seemingly impossible navigational difficulties, hunger, despair, locals who didn’t like being pushed around by Europeans, and the daunting and unanticipated immensity of the Pacific Ocean itself, but the mission, despite beginning with men and five ships and ending with one ship and 18 men, was perhaps the greatest stefna of Earth’s exploration ever accomplished.

Want to Read saving…. Interessante e appassionante come un libro di avventure. Stefan Zweig was one of the world’s most famous writers during the s and s, especially in the U.