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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Lora Jones rated it it was ok Libbro 03, It’s not easy to bring this kind of alien world to life in such a potent, extensive way that’s also accessible to people from our time, and do it in a way that forces me to warn all of my nice older lady coworkers away from this book.

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There are so many characters it is hard to follow. El pueblo azteca ha sido conquistado y la sangrienta rebelion indigena reprimida. Melanie rated it it was ok Jan 30, Even the people that were killed were seen as being given an honorable death and position in the afterlife. An amazing culture reduced to sex with prostitutes and little boys having their genitals cut off for no reason.

Two stars is the lowest rating I can give and still want to finish the book. Along the way he extensively travels Mexico and gets involved in dozens of adventures and tragedies, mo This book was Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aztec works as a great equalizer.

Es agradable ver ligro mundo azteca de nuevo con sus costumbres, olores y sabores. I was working in this law office with four lawyers all male and four assistants all female. Well, don’t tell Gary Jennings that because I’m pretty sure it would hurt his feelings. Born to ordinary parents and afflicted with keratoconusMixtli nonetheless rises quickly through the hierarchy of Mexican society, becoming a scribe, a wealthy trader, a renowned warrior, and eventually a lord of Tenochtitlan and a highly respected councilor to Moctezuma II.


Essentially, it paints a picture of a culture so bloody and with a complete lack of respect for life that I had a very hard time caring. And after reading this tome, I never wanted to visit and SEE the historical sites for a fictional work so much, maybe if just to test the truthfulness, and possibly to mourn the jsnnings, of such a society. I finally realized, in this massive novel that goes nowhere, that the best analogy for this steaming pile is Forrest Gump.

This book has blood in it, cruelty, sexuality, freaks, incest, war, struggle, a lost love, and an unfulfilled one… What more could you ask? I’ll be brief on this one, because I can’t make up my aztefa on how much inaccuracy can be acceptable.

I mean, it might sound yary when you’re talking about a civilization that’s been gone for hundreds of years that no one will ever have to interact with but it was nice to see them as human faces instead of these weird sadistic people that pretty much got rightfully exterminated this is just what I gleaned from my outdated American textbooks in school.

They were also massive – often toppingwords – and jennnings acclaimed for the years of research he put into each one, both in libraries and Gary Jennings led a paradoxically picaresque life.

Refine your search for azteca gary jennings. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Perhaps if it’s there in the bookshop I will, but as for the moment where I’d devote myself to reading it all, not really no.

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I hate it when things become predictable. I read this a number of years ago and as I recall, this was a fascinating read and it’s just short of being a five-star masterpiece to me. This of course, gives plenty of opportunity for the Spanish priests to comment on how shocking Mixtli’s doings are — in case the reader hadn’t noticed.

It becomes immediately evident that Mixtli is not your typical hero, but a man with deep personal flaws.

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View all 4 comments. The game she came up with like ya do for a “shower” atzeca that everyone had to give me a book I would hate.


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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. They were also massive – often toppingwords – and widely acclaimed for the years of research he put into each one, both in libraries and in the field. Even the explicit and numerous sexual incidents, which Jennings describes with pornographic and genuinely creepy detail, pale next to the rape and violence perpetrated by Cortez’s armies as depicted in the later chapters.

The insights into his nature are deep and disturbing, and his no-nonsense, observant and humorous voice temps you to keep the pages turning in search for new revelations. Jennings does not stint on those descriptions. I was shocked when I read it, but the story still is seared in my brain. This first book in the series has ish pages of lush, incredibly intricate, dramatic and absorbing detail about Aztec life up to the Conquistadors’ arrival.

Where it falte The book is captivating, it’s written well it really is, and it’s that jenningx that gets jennongs through this long narrative. After such a time-investment, one might like to feel a sense of literary accomplishment or something — but no.

I read the first Aztec many years ago, iennings 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.

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