Title, La condesa sangrienta. Volume 3 of El ojo sin párpado. Author, Valentine Penrose. Translated by, María Teresa Gallego Urrutia, Isabel Reverte Cejudo. Results 61 – 90 of COMTESSE SANGLANTE (LA) by PENROSE VALENTINE and a great selection of related La condesa sangrienta: Penrose, Valentine. : La condesa sangrienta: Siruela. Tapa dura con sobrecubierta. 18 cm. Ex Libris anterior propietario. Libro en almacén, llamar antes de pasar a.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. View all 8 comments. So, here is the subject. Valentine Penrose ha recopilado documentos y relaciones acerca ocndesa un personaje real e insolito: This book was about Erzsebet Bathory, but the last quarter of the book went into many details and stories about Gille de Rais.

Dec 20, Mary rated it really liked it Shelves: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. She got trapped in herself and nev The title of this biography, written by the poet Valentine Penrose, is misleading.

I understand now the similarities pennrose these cases, This was a bit like samgrienta teeth for me to get through. Towards the end it goes off without warning onto an extended tangent about Gilles De Rais – a simlarly monstrous figure, who has hitherto been mentioned in passing.

Bounced around quite a lot and on at least sanrienta occasions, the publisher published blank pages rather than what needed to be written. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Mar 09, Rhett rated it did not like it. Still a lot of discrepancies amidst the historical atrocities of The Blood Countess.

Lists with This Book. The flowery language and references to her behavior being related to the moon and the fact that she was a woman were off putting.

Awakening these dark powers within herself, she would live o “The moon being in Capricorn, it was advisable to bathe in the middle of sangrienra night, to the accompaniment of the interminable and monotonous drone of magic spells, in a bath of bitter resin. However it would be a good introductory book for those with little to no knowledge about Elisabeth Bathory aka The Blood Countess.


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Sanrgienta young daughters of Hungarian noblemen whose education she had been entrusted with started to disappear or fall mysteriously ill: So many blind penross turned, so much fear instilled, and so much suffering inflicted. I don’t know why there’s suddenly an in-depth account of his crimes, capture, trial and execution.

Very insightful, albeit a little hard to follow as its language is rather cryptic, more so because the names and locations of events are extremely foreign.

It’s and some pages, unfortunately not only about Elisabeth Bathory. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Totally unreliable as a history but ok as a macabre and Surrealistic fantasy. A fun read, as long as you don’t take it as gospel. Also, the filthiest parasites and criminals did not miss the chance to scrounge money off the Countess by feeding her obsessions with hocus-pocus black magic and exploiting her sexual depravity.

As for the book, the topic is interesting, the writing style isn’t my favorite. I’ve read countless books on Erzsebet Bathory, and I was hoping to glean a little more insight into her motivations, as well as learn more facts about her life.

What few facts there were in this book were hidden in a jumble of disorganized and irrelevant information; what information was presented regarding Bathory herself was scant and peppered with flowery supposition on the author’s part. But I loved reading about Erzsebet’s life. I found this book to be a disappointment. Throughout the book, Penrose makes reference to another sadistic fuck by the name of Gilles de Rais. Towards the end it goes off without warning onto an extended tangent about Gilles De Rais – a simlarly monstrous figure, who has hitherto been mentioned i Wow, this book is atrocious!

Oct 05, Max Renn rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Penrose was interested in female mysticism, alchemy and the occult. Realismo magico applicato alla biografia: I read this concurrently with a class in Western Civilization, so it was interesting to compare the author’s version with the actual history of 16th century Hungary.


Fascinating character, darker than darkness itself. I’ The foreword made the book seem promising–it mentioned many personal letters and historical context.

Valentkne times, the book loses your attention through its rather monotonous approach at explaining individuals and their histories, but there’s enough blood Still a lot of discrepancies amidst the historical atrocities of The Blood Countess. They estimate she may have murdered up to galentine and women. Jul 18, Laurie rated it did not like it.

I would say this is a well-written book that is very shocking but for anyone interested in Bathory and her times, I would recommend it. Apr 26, Emma Woodcock rated it liked it. No flame, no air. Be aware of what you’re getting yourself into!

Readers seeking a sober recounting of history will not find it in this book. Ironically, for the pages and pages recounting mentally ill family members throughout the centuries which included Erzsebet’s older brother Istvan the “satyr”, and “mad” King Sigusmundnot a word was written about Vlad III.

The Bloody Countess: The Atrocities of Erzsebet Bathory

If you’re interested, there is a bit about her online, although you need to sort through the sensationalism versus known facts – that’s why I ended up with this book. No es facil mostrar esta suerte de belleza, Valentine Penrose, sin embargo, lo ha logrado, pues juega admirablemente con los valores esteticos de esta tenebrosa historia. Howeve I found this book to be a disappointment. This was a bit like pulling teeth for me to get through. Accordingly, this book in a dreamy, poetic style.