Posts Tagged With: Season 1

El Ministerio del Tiempo 4×08 Review: Days of Future Past

el ministerio del tiempo 4x08 despacho

Where do I begin? Where. Do. I. Begin. Like this episode, I might as well start at the end, with Salvador resigning from his post. People leave, they start new adventures. Some get their sons back. Others remain, waiting until old age to reunite with their partner. And others retire because they turn 80 in three months and, honestly, they deserve a break if they bloody want to. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 1×06 Review: Time of Rogues

El Ministerio del Tiempo lola mendieta y el lazarillo de tormes

Anyone who has some knowledge of Spanish literature will know that the picaresque novel, or picaresca, was one of the most important genres of literature in my home country  in the 16th and 17th centuries. Cervantes wrote his fair share of stories in the genre, as well as other writers, but none is as important as the Lazarillo de Tormes, by an anonymous author. That is, until MdT revealed to us what really happened. Continue reading

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