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By Howard Fast

Bestselling writer Howard Fast’s suspenseful ancient drama of the Spanish Inquisition brings to existence the infamous Grand Inquisitor Thomas de Torquemada and his terrifying quest to purge Spain of heretics


Bestselling writer Howard Fast’s 1966 novelization of the Spanish Inquisition, Torquemada, is a terrifying drama approximately considered one of history’s so much infamous contributors. past Thomas de Torquemada and Don Alvaro de Rafel, a Spanish knight, were associates for a few years. but if Torquemada is termed Spain’s Grand Inquisitor by way of King Ferdinand and starts off to listen to whispers that Alvaro could have a mystery Jewish previous, he transforms from Alvaro’s outdated good friend right into a menacing new enemy.Inspired via Fast’s studies being investigated by way of the home Un-American actions Committee, and his next jailing and blacklisting, Torquemada is an exhilarating historic story from a grasp of the genre.

 

This booklet good points an illustrated biography of Howard speedy together with infrequent images from the author’s estate.

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By Howard Fast

Bestselling writer Howard Fast’s suspenseful ancient drama of the Spanish Inquisition brings to existence the infamous Grand Inquisitor Thomas de Torquemada and his terrifying quest to purge Spain of heretics


Bestselling writer Howard Fast’s 1966 novelization of the Spanish Inquisition, Torquemada, is a terrifying drama approximately considered one of history’s so much infamous contributors. past Thomas de Torquemada and Don Alvaro de Rafel, a Spanish knight, were associates for a few years. but if Torquemada is termed Spain’s Grand Inquisitor by way of King Ferdinand and starts off to listen to whispers that Alvaro could have a mystery Jewish previous, he transforms from Alvaro’s outdated good friend right into a menacing new enemy.Inspired via Fast’s studies being investigated by way of the home Un-American actions Committee, and his next jailing and blacklisting, Torquemada is an exhilarating historic story from a grasp of the genre.

 

This booklet good points an illustrated biography of Howard speedy together with infrequent images from the author’s estate.

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