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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He eventually becomes a well-respected physician himself, in addition to being a secret Jew. Yonah Toledano is put through a series of terrible events, but the author wants the reader to root for him.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. 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.

L’assassino rimane senza nome, nonostante l’interessamento del medico di Toledo e delle indagini svolte dall’affranto padre della vittima.

I learned a lot about beliefs and customs at the time of the Spanish Inquisition. Michael Aichler rated it did not like it Aug 29, Noah Gordon is an American novelist. Bama rated it did not like it Oct 30, Maria rated it it was ok Dec 22, It is too late for him to leave Spain and he does not want to convert to Catholicism he is offered the opportunity to stay in Toledo and become the adoptive son of his father’s friend, an “Old Christian”.

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Ernesto rated it it was ok Sep 30, Looking for beautiful books? Aliona rated it it was ok Dec 16, Jucio wanders around, bereft of family and community, taking on a variety of jobs as needed to survive. Paperbackpages.

El Último Judío

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Return to Book Page. Another preposterous Don Quixote-like tales – tilting at windmills! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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There were moments in The Last Jew that did remind me of Don Quixote, but ultimately they come out of very different perspectives. Yonah is a Jew until the end, but ultimately, he adapts.

Instead, Yonah has good fortune wherever he goes and he generally fails to thank God for keeping an eye on him. Susi rated it did not like it Apr 13, Return to Book Page. This book starts out with an anal rape and subsequent throat cut hoah a small boy, and I know onah lot of you out there will find this subject matter distasteful. Yonah,the “last Jew,” constantly flees from the Inquisition and has some mishaps but on the whole he meets with luck.

Product details Textbook Binding Publisher: In it, Noah Gordon utilizes his greatest strengths, and the result is remarkable and moving. Some of the topics covered within his novels include medical history and medical ethics. All in all, the book is pretty boring and completely implausible. Get to Know Us. Jul 12, Cindy Katz rated it really liked it. These people had to deal with their entire lives being yanked from them, fear of discovery and the regular hazards of 15th century life!


Through his journeys and the people he meets, you get to learn all kinds of interesting things about life in that era. Learn more about Amazon Prime. At the end of the novel, Yonah has changed – he realizes that for better or for worse he must be an outward Catholic and he assumes the identity of an “Old Christian.

It is written in a friendly, easy-to-follow language, and it leaves us with many thoughts about discrimination, courage, love, and the human spirit.

Not being a teenager any more changed my perspective on this book greatly. Instead I got an easy-to-read story that doesn’t awake any feelings and serves A LOT of names, even third-party characters are presented with all their surnames, which makes it difficult to follow the plot.