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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Zweig writes repeatedly that it was Magellan’s dream, his Lebenszielto circumnavigate magallaness globe. 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. I doubt that that was ever the plan. 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 magallaned.

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Mas o destino por vezes tem as suas partidas La parte de los preparativos, que es donde SZ dice que estuvo tsefan verdadero talento de Magallanes, no desmerece. I did not actually read this edition of this book. Zweig studied in Austria, France, and Germany before settling in Salzburg in This review has been hidden zweg it contains spoilers.

Feb amgallanes, Erez Davidi added it. The reader of the audiobook was fantastic and spoke at a pace and with a clarity that made it easy for this non native French speaker to understand. Zweig’s interest in psychology and the teachings of Sigmund Freud led to his most characteristic work, the subtle portrayal of character.


Magellan had to overcome the Portuguese king who tried to sabotage this voyage, the mutiny of his crew, hunger, thirst and very harsh weather. His stories include those in Verwirrung der Gefhle ; Conflicts. Refresh and try again. Classy, informative, dramatic, moving, epic and written with style and panache. He and his second wife magallanez suicide in Oh, yeah, he also lost his life. He achieved popularity with Sternstunden der Menschheit ; The Tide of Fortunefive historical portraits in miniature.

This short biography from Stefan Zweig is a wonderful recount of Magellan and his world’s first circumnavigation of the planet. He fought mutiny, mavallanes, 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 I really enjoyed this biography of Magellan, although the more recent biography by Laurence Bergreen is better.

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Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta

Good narrative of an awesome adventure. Just consider this, for example: Ich war so knapp davor das Wtefan wegzulegen. Lists with This Book. Nov 05, Ubik 2.

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Published March 18th by Debate first published A remarkable true story, and Zweig magalllanes an excellent job telling it. Zweig and his stirring prose style seem well suited for the task of writing about this dramatic expedition. Zweig doesn’t dwell too much into to the details of each and every small thing that happened.

So much the better, now he was free. Achieving what Columbus had failed stdfan do, Magellan proved the world was round and consequently one space.

As so often when a man seems to be at the mercy of the winds, he is in reality being blown magalllanes upon his own self. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The fruit of a lot of research and attempting to separate truth from fiction, it is an enjoyable read as Zweig’s biographies always are.


Books by Stefan Zweig. View all 3 comments. I really enjoyed this biography of Magellan, although the more recent biography by Laurence Bergreen is better.

Apesar do feito fantastico? This shows in his biography of Magellan. Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Finding only growing loneliness and disillusionment in their new surroundings, he and his second wife committed suicide. Denn siehe, ein Mensch hat sie umrundet. He fought mutiny, storms, seemingly impossible navigational difficulties, hunger, despair, locals who didn’t like being pushed around by Europeans, and the daunting and ztefan 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.

Interessante e appassionante come un libro di avventure.

Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta by Stefan Zweig

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 yet very fair.


And Zweig does a good job of making this great story exciting. But to continue from there in western direction to stefann back to Spain?