• June 29, 2019

Publicada por aclamación pública en Argentina, El anatomista de Federico Andahazi lleva a los lectores a Venecia en el siglo XVI. Pues este es. And only now Federico Andahazi dares to reveal the major mystery. Como en Las Piadosas, El Anatomista (que fue antes) es una novela con descripciones. anatomista [la historia del descubrimiento que pudo revolucionar el amor]. User Review – Not Available – Book Verdict. Mateo Colon, an anatomist of the.

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I don’t suppose this was written with the purpose of creating an unpleasant reading experience, and in fact is probably trying to say something clever about sex and women.

A Million More Pages: It made no mention of her tiny feederico that seemed hardly large enough to encircle a male organ, nor of her diminutive mouth whose cavity one would have thought unable to receive a fully engorged member.

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It’s been a few years since I read this, so my memory may be shaky. OK, this is Italy in the s. Federico Andahazi currently is working on the following volumes of the sexual history of the Argentines and in various fiction projects.

A lyrically written, sensual, and extraordinarily enjoyable novel in which a Renaissance anatomist’s astonishing discovery forever changes the female erotic universe. Definitely not something modern day anatomists or doctors should emulate, believe nor regress into. Quotes from The Anatomist. Then when he goes to cure some ailing saintly woman, it turns into some Victorian treatment for hysteria that you read about. In sixteenth-centruy Venice, celebrated physician Mateo Colombo finds himself behind bars at the behest of the Church authorities.


Apr 17, Vit Babenco rated it it was amazing. His “research” is documented in his treatise “De re anatomica” delivers him in front of the Catholic Church for heresy. Open Preview See a Problem? The discovery of the clitoris can’t come out, suggesting that women have a female penis, could be equal to men etc etc. Just as America wasn’t “discovered” until Colombus – the Vikings never got there, and hey, the Native Americans actually living there wouldn’t have figured it out either.

Like his namesake Christopher Colombus, he has made a discovery of enormous significance for humankind.

Gives you a feeling of being a bit violated too since the protagonist is male. He has the man breastfed from wet nurses and drinking the blood of girls under ten who are selected and murdered for this purpose.

Anatomjsta isn’t my idea of sensual.

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Lo novedoso es el tema y la forma en que el autor nos lo presenta. No trivia or quizzes yet. And, of course, that fair breakthrough concerned the fair sex. The mixture of citations of primary sources like Christine di Pisan and Aristotle with scholarship from twentieth century historians was a nice touch, especially when the fictional scholars were thrown in too.

But my dedication failed before I reached the end. Having only read about those three, I cannot comment on the veracity of that claim other than that, for a page novel divided into six parts, there’s a lot of little projects this book aims for. They’re all later burned as witches, but it’s so “nice” to see female circumcision thrown in there as a side thought.

His is a crime of disclosure, heinous and heretical in the Church’s eyes, in A lyrically written, sensual, and extraordinarily enjoyable novel in which a Renaissance anatomist’s astonishing discovery forever changes the female erotic universe.


I was fascinated, creeped out and amused–quite the combination and quite the book. The Renaissance is on, but there’s still belief in witchcraft and demons, women are very I’ve had this book in my house almost four years and I’ve only just gotten around to reading it.

And it’s interesting how prostitution is both a source of feminine power and shame at the same time. In the catalog, carefully compiled and edited for discerning travelers, no mention was made of her eyes green as emeralds, nor of her nipples hard as almonds whose diameter and texture might be compared to the petals of a flower — if ever there were such petals of the diameter and texture of Mona Sofia’s fedfrico.

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Published September 1st by Doubleday first published Mostly historical accurate book. Put modern day sensibilities away when you read this – it is not designed to be an official doctrine for women in today’s andaazi.

Colombo and others, including the narrating voice talk about this like it’s a simple button to controlling a woman, and actually just proves that she has no soul and is just body because her orgasm can’t create life, whereas a man’s can. I also didn’t like this comment from the intro: There’s the horrible feddrico when Colombo goes to cure the dying Pope.

Even Sigmund Freud might be jealous.