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Despite filling more than pages, the story clips along with excellent world-building and characterization, and the final pages are do Against the Inquisition by Marcos Aguinis, translated from the Spanish by Carolina De Robertis, is both an enlightening historical account of one man’s power of belief and a searing indictment of those who seek to impose rigid doctrines on others using intimidation and violence.

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Fascinating narrative set in the time of the Inquisition in Latin America brings this dwl and little known period to life. The detail and the marano were just too far off for me to give it more.

Member feedback about Battle of Toro: Poignant story of a man raised as a New Christian and secret Jew in South America during the s, a period when the Inquisition was in full swing. It was intended to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms and to replace the Medieval Inquisition, which was under Papal control.

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