Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Mon Jan 30 13:32:10 PST 2006

On Mon, 30 Jan 2006, Davdi Silverrock wrote:

> On 1/25/06, Philip Hart <philiph at slac.stanford.edu> wrote:
> > from http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/26/books/26masl.html
> > You bet we do. He is Capt. Diego Alatriste y Tenorio, the brooding,
> > charismatic hero of Arturo Pérez-Reverte's wildly successful Spanish
> > swashbuckling novels. He is profoundly cynical yet quietly principled,
> > weary of battle yet ready to duel if he must. He is a man of few words but
> > many melancholy gazes into the void.
> >  He has an iguana, his familiar, on one shoulder.
> No doubt you threw in that last line to add excitement and local color
> to the narrative.

Even Paarfi nods.