The Storks of La Caridad

The Storks of La Caridad❮Ebook❯ ➧ The Storks of La Caridad Author Florence Byham Weinberg – Bluevapours.co.uk Father Ignaz Ygnacio Pfefferkorn, a missionary from Sonora in northwestern Mexico, is caught in the expulsion of all Jesuits in After surviving eight years of prison, he is incarcerated in La Caridad Father Ignaz Ygnacio Pfefferkorn, a missionary from of La Epub ß Sonora in northwestern Mexico, is caught in the expulsion of all Jesuits inAfter surviving eight years of prison, he is incarcerated in La Caridad Monastery Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain , where the abbot recruits him to help solve two murders Risking his The Storks PDF/EPUB or own life as an unprotected prisoner, he struggles to bring the guilty to justice The Storks of La Caridad is beautifully written, as well as meticulously researched It will grip its readers, shock them, and confound them Along the way, much valuable and accurate history will be painlessly assimilated Storks of La Kindle Ð Perhaps this is the art of historical mystery writing at its best The Storks of La Caridad is a must read The Midwest Book Review Gruesome murders, cowled monks wielding daggers and a temptress in satin all swirl through the plot of this well crafted historical mystery Weinberg s brooding protagonist battles manfully with his demons, temptations aplenty test his pious resolve, including the Bishop s sly offer of escape from Spain and further prosecution Driven figures drive events at La Caridad, and Weinberg rivets the reader right up to the end Nancy Evans for Southwest Book Views.

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    The Storks of La Caridad Kindle ✓ Storks of La brooding protagonist battles manfully with his demons, temptations aplenty test his pious resolve, including the Bishop s sly offer of escape from Spain and further prosecution Driven figures drive events at La Caridad, and Weinberg rivets the reader right up to the end Nancy Evans for Southwest Book Views."/>
  • Paperback
  • 231 pages
  • The Storks of La Caridad
  • Florence Byham Weinberg
  • English
  • 27 September 2019
  • 193335321X

10 thoughts on “The Storks of La Caridad

  1. Vicky Hunt says:

    A Mystery A Mistake for My VoyageA mystery that begins in the Sonoran desert of North Western Mexico, with the expulsion of the Jesuits in the mid 18th Century, The Storks of La Caridad enmeshes a fictional story into the very real history of Mexico under rule of the Spanish Empire The tale pivots around Father Ignatio s sense of honor to his vows of obedience But, behind the story line lies the very real events of the time period when King Charles, III felt that the Jesuits had amassed to A Mystery A Mistake for My VoyageA mystery that begins in the Sonoran desert of North Western Mexico, with the expulsion of the Jesuits in the mid 18th Century, The Storks of La Caridad enmeshes a fictional story into the very real history of Mexico under rule of the Spanish Empire The tale pivots around Father Ignatio s sense of honor to his vows of obedience But, behind the story line lies the very real events of the time period when King Charles, III felt that the Jesuits had amassed too much wealth and influence over the affairs of the Spanish Empire It was believed that they had discovered rich mines from which they derived immense wealth in the desert Many of the priests of that order were shipped to Spanish prisons and locked away during the expulsion This left a vacuum in the Spanish American colonies, because the Jesuit Order had built hospitals and schools, educating the native populations Many of the priests that were expelled from the empire there had been born on the continent, so they weren t even European But, Father Ignatio s character is believed to have knowledge of locations of treasure mines, and because he couldn t give them that information, he has been treated very roughly before arriving at the Cathedral of Kindness Storks live outside the bell tower window and that becomes a big part of expressing his desire for freedom Ignatio becomes embroiled in the politics of the monastery and gets involved in investigating a couple of murders, which almost leads to his own murder The book includes many historical and literary tie ins, such as the effects of malaria, drugs like quinine, references to Don Quijote s Knight of the Sorrowful Countenance, and customs and ideas of the day, like blood letting And, there are thoughtful moral points on The Fall of Adam and Eve Once they d discerned evil, they all too often chose it God s mercy compensates for the cruelty of mankind Florence Weinberg uses language in a thoughtful manner that is easy to appreciate For example, at one moment when Ignatio looks up from his sickbed to see a hooded monk hovering over him about to strike, he muses Certainly I d be sick enough almost to welcome brother death In researching some of the historical details of this book, I discovered I d inadvertently started in the wrong place This book is actually the third in a series about Ignatio In a way, though I d never have committed this transgression willfully, it was partly a relief to discover that it was a series I was glad to know that there is not only another sequel after this, but twobooks came before it I m certainly glad to have those to turn to, since I m into this story too deeply now to bail So, though I recommend it heartily for mystery lovers, I hope you will do the right thing and start at the beginning I read the Audible version narrated by Fred Filbrich I discovered it while perusing the list of Filbrich s other narrations, after reading 35 Miles From Shore I read the book as part of my 2018 Voyage around the World in 80 Books I started in my home country of the USA, and then moved to Jamaica in the Caribbean Now I ve visited Mexico with The Storks of La Caridad I changed my originally intended Mexico read from Terra Nostra by Carlos Fuentes because it has turned out to be quite a lengthy read With all the research needed, Terra Nostra will take me a couplemonths most likely to finish With that on the backburner now I can move ahead South to Guatamala to continue my journey around the World

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