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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To ask other readers questions about Magallanesplease sign up. Magellan had to overcome the Portuguese king who tried to sabotage this voyage, the mutiny of his crew, hunger, thirst and very harsh weather.

And Zweig does a good job of making this great story exciting.

Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta

The first half of the sefan – in which Zweig describes Magellan’s earlier travels to the East and to Morocco, his magalllanes 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. I went through Antonio Pigafetta’s account and found no evidence of it.

Ich war so knapp davor das Buch wegzulegen. El hombre y su gesta by Stefan Zweig. Zweig and his stirring prose style seem well suited for the task of writing about this dramatic expedition. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Io lo so, io conosco il luogo e il punto.

Achieving what Columbus had failed to do, Magellan proved the world was round and consequently one space. Finding only growing loneliness and disillusionment in their new surroundings, he and his second wife committed suicide.

View all 3 comments. Feb 09, Erez Davidi added it. Return to Book Page. No trivia or quizzes yet. SZ se declara totalmente en contra de Elcano, por motivos que expone en el libro.

Interessante e appassionante come un libro di avventure. Want to Read saving…. Wie ein Treppenwitz der Geschichte muss da erscheinen, dass der Portugiese Magellan seine Weltumrundung nicht unter der Flagge seiner Heimat, sondern des benachbarten Spanien machte. Denn siehe, ein Mensch hat sie umrundet. Jul 27, Remo rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.

He achieved popularity with Sternstunden der Menschheit ; The Tide of Fortunefive historical portraits in miniature. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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. 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.

Stefan Zweig was one of the world’s most famous writers during the s and s, especially in the U. Classy, informative, dramatic, moving, epic and written with style and panache.

Comunque sia, ne ho ricavato ampia soddisfazione su tutti i fronti: 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.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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.

Mas o destino por vezes tem as suas partidas Lesen ist ein muss! Un grand Sweig bien plus coulant que La confusion des sentiments. What drove them and why they acted the way they did.

Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta by Stefan Zweig

This short biography from Stefan Zweig is a wonderful recount of Magellan and his world’s first circumnavigation of the planet. La parte de los preparativos, que es donde SZ dice que estuvo el verdadero talento de Magallanes, no desmerece.

Published March 18th by Debate first published Most recently, his works provided the inspiration for film ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’. Needless to say, the journey wasn Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Steffan. His stories include those in Verwirrung df Gefhle ; Conflicts. Lists with This Book.

Just consider this, for example: Nov 05, Ubik 2. 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 ve very fair. Zweig studied in Austria, France, and Germany before settling in Salzburg in Indriven into exile by the Nazis, he emigrated to England and then, into Brazil by zweif of New York.

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The fruit of a zweiig of research and attempting to separate truth from fiction, it is an enjoyable read as Zweig’s biographies always are. Preview — Magallanes by Stefan Zweig. He produced novels, plays, biographies, and journalist pieces.