This was the first Gary Jennings book I ever read–and I was hooked forever! Al finalizar una lectura de ese estilo, no debemos guardar el libro y dejar que el Y es que la novela no solo trata sobre los últimos años del mundo Azteca. Sangre Azteca has ratings and 56 reviews. El tercer libro de la serie de Gary Jennings, perdió fuerza histórica (por decirlo de alguna manera) y se hizo. Results 1 – 30 of Azteca by Gary Jennings and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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Gary Jennings led a paradoxically picaresque life. Jul 07, Meredith Holley rated it did not like it Shelves: But I’ll just say this: Save azteca gary jennings to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. He had an insane grip on the dream of exploiting these people and he managed to pull it off through a combination of weaselly manipulation, intimidation, and outright violence.
His fascination with the country and its people comes across wonderfully in AZTEC, and his genuine joy at telling the story makes me come back to it over and over again. They were also massive – often toppingwords – and widely acclaimed for the years of research he put into each one, both in libraries and Gary Jennings led a paradoxically picaresque life.
There are jemnings depictions of human sacrifice and torture, and explicit and illicit sex scenes. Dec 23, Joseph rated it really liked it. Here is the “extraordinary” story of the last and “greatest” native civilization of North America, at the “height” of its “magnificent” sic. Sure, this overlong confession given by a captured Aztec aristocrat to his monastic interlocutors in the aftermath of Great Montezuma’s empire being flushed down the Jennings was one hell of a storyteller: It was kind of like that.
Jennings’ writing is raw and unforgiving; he has an in-your-face style that can make you cringe, feel heavy aztecq, and give you an unbelievable adrenaline rush during any given scene.
How that society fell from power is a fascinating story. Best Match Best Match. Goodreads helps you keep track of books xzteca want to read. Let me assure you that yes, it is graphically violent and a tragedy from beginning to end. This review could easily be placed in any of my pages. He’s one of the richest literary personages that I know of.
From humble origins and a forbidden sexual relationship with his sisterMixtli rises to a significant position in the Aztec empire and wanders about having all sorts of adventuresbefore the arrival of Cortez, and his people’s subsequent fall.
Jennings had discovered some delightful historical episodes that truly add to our understanding of the world we have lost. I was right about that part, but had no idea what I was truly giving my mother. Aztec Aztec 1 by Gary Jennings. But in a good way, that doesn’t leave room for judgment, but rather for thought. Views Read Edit View history. Seriously, what a horrible person, both in life and this book.
It is a game-changing book, opening you to a world that you simply never knew existed.
Aztec (Aztec, #1) by Gary Jennings
Way larger than life, Mixtli guides us in our explorations of almost all the known aspects of his world. An amazing culture reduced to sex with prostitutes and ljbro boys having their genitals cut off for no reason. She also had this way of shuffling around the office that was pretty jenningz. Cuilcuilco, one of the areas Mixtli visits in his travels http: Jul 30, Yann rated it did not like it.
I read the first Aztec many years ago, and remember loving the intricate lost world Jennings created as well as the fascinating multicultural perspective that squarely places the brutal Spanish conquistadores on the same moral plane as the blood-drinking Aztecs.
He spares us nothing, I mean, absolutely nothing.
This brings me to the three grudges that I have with this novel. Mar 04, Tracey rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Published May 16th by Forge Books first published Seeing him as a person brought to life in fiction just really made clear what a greedy, mean, xenophobic, violent, sociopathic douche Cortes was.