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The Secret World of Christoval Alvarez - Community Reviews back

by Ann Swinfen
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C. P. Lesley
C. P. Lesley rated it 6 years ago
Christoval Alvarez, an immigrant to England from Portugal and a "New Christian" forced to convert from Judaism to escape the Inquisition, already juggles the expectations of opposing cultural worlds. He wants nothing more than to become a learned physician like his father, but his gift for mathemati...
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
This was a perfectly OK read. I filed it under 'mystery' and 'historical mystery,' but what it really is, is a historical thriller. Unfortunately, I've read quite enough about the Babbington Plot to not really be surprised. The setting and characterization were done well. Christoval Alvarez i...
RedT Reads Randomly
RedT Reads Randomly rated it 7 years ago
if you like Historical fiction, you'll like this one. on to Book Two! oh, and I just discovered that Book Four has just been published -- Yay! link to post created while I was reading the book: http://redthaws.booklikes.com/post/1060703/reward-for-services-books
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