Everything you need to understand or teach Purity of Blood by Arturo Pérez-Reverte.
A woman is found strangled outside the church of San Gines, and Captain Alatriste, in doing a favor for his friend, the poet Francisco de Quevedo, quickly becomes embroiled in a tangled net of political intrigue. When the Inquisition, working with Alatriste's enemy the royal secretary Luis de Alquezar, attempts to bring down both the Conde de Olivares and Alatriste himself by prosecuting Alatriste's young squire Inigo for heresy, the captain and his friend don Quevedo must race against the clock to clear the boy's name and avert an appointment with the stake.
Chief Constable of Madrid Martin Saldana is called to investigate the discovery of the body of a woman found strangled in front of the church of San Gines. Days later, Captain Alatriste, hired sword and ex-soldier, is approached by his friend, the flamboyant and irascible aristocratic poet, Francisco de Quevedo, to take a job assisting...
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