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Fernando de Magallanes : El Hombre Y Su Gesta

What drove them and why they acted the way they did. A remarkable true story, and Zweig did an excellent job telling it. El hombre y su gesta by Stefan Zweig. 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.

SZ toma partido pero se justifica.

Mas o destino por vezes tem as suas partidas 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. Magellan wanted to find a passage through the Americas to reach the ocean on the other side, a way to reach the Spice Islands by sailing westwards. Feb 09, Jagallanes Davidi added it.

Zweig’s interest in psychology and the teachings of Sigmund Freud led to his most characteristic work, the subtle portrayal of character. 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.

Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta

And Magallsnes does a good job of making this great story exciting. No trivia or quizzes yet. SZ se declara totalmente en contra de Elcano, por motivos que expone en el libro. 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 I really enjoyed this biography of Magellan, although the more recent biography by Laurence Bergreen is better.


He and his second wife committed suicide in Needless to say, the journey wasn’t smooth and clear skies all along otherwise there would hardly be a reason to write a full book about this expedition.

Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta by Stefan Zweig

Achieving what Columbus had failed to do, Magellan proved the world was round and consequently one space. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I doubt that that was ever the plan. Zweig studied in Austria, France, Stefan Zweig was one of the world’s most famous writers during the s and s, especially in the U.

Denn siehe, ein Mensch hat sie umrundet. To ask other readers questions about Magallanesplease sign up. Oh, yeah, he also lost his life.

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 feat of Earth’s exploration ever accomplished.

He achieved magxllanes with Sternstunden der Menschheit ; The Tide of Fortunefive historical portraits in miniature. Interessante e appassionante come un libro di avventure. Want to Read saving…. Just consider this, for example: Indriven into exile by the Nazis, he emigrated to England and then, into Brazil by way of New York.

To view it, click here. He produced novels, plays, biographies, and journalist pieces. Zweig doesn’t dwell too much into to the details of each and every small thing that happened. 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.


My only regret is that it’s too short and the book needs a map. Eloquently written, this book tells the story of one man’s obsession to risk all to find the western sea-route to the world’s spice islands the Malukus. This shows in his biography of Magellan. Zweig studied in Austria, France, and Germany before settling in Salzburg in Classy, informative, dramatic, moving, epic and written with style and panache.

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Un grand Sweig bien plus coulant que La confusion des sentiments. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I listened to a French language audiobook version on Audible but I couldn’t find it on Goodreads. His stories include mqgallanes in Verwirrung der Gefhle ; Conflicts.

Nov 05, Ubik 2. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Wie ein Treppenwitz der Geschichte muss da erscheinen, dass der Portugiese Magellan seine Weltumrundung nicht unter dr Flagge seiner Heimat, sondern des benachbarten Spanien machte. I did not actually read this edition of this book.

As so often when a man seems to be at the mercy of the winds, he is in reality being blown back upon his own self. Books by Stefan Zweig. This short biography from Zweg Zweig is dtefan wonderful recount of Magellan and his world’s first circumnavigation of the planet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Published March 18th by Debate first published So much the better, now he was free.

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