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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There is a stupendous, relentless level of violence and gore: Aztec is a feast for the senses!
Want to Read saving…. It’s a guilty pleasure, jehnings ever there was one. The story is set in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth ce When I first picked up this book, I was skeptical. Well that’s what he did with the Aztec culture. Every such lady ends up worshiping his male member and indulging into all sorts of behaviors with him from regular incest to casual adultery. This book is not for the faint of heart, but szteca is simply the best single novel that I have ever read.
I really don’t think anyone would actually brag about having an erection whislt they were drawing a woman who was being raped by another woman right in front of their face. The story follows an Aztec man who’s captured by the Spanish Inquisition and re One of the most eye opening, intense, and enjoyable books I’ve ever read.
Recommended to me by my grandmother, a devout conservative catholic, I was almost shocked she’d read such an intense book go grandma! I got the distinct impression that before sitting down to write the book, Jennings made a list of all the taboo topics, assorted acts of violence, and sexual perversions he could think of and said, “OK, we’re gonna get all these into the book, somehow.
Let me assure you that yes, it is graphically violent and a tragedy from beginning to end. From the first pages Jennings grounds us firmly in one of the classic scenes of the time. Jennings deals us an engaging story that’s so descriptive that you can put the book away and half-expect to be IN that world; he draws you in as an observer, and you don’t feel safe in that world.
He’s from my hometown, and lived not so far away from my house, and I could never arrange a meeting while and being I’m not a stalker and respected the crap out of this guy, I didn’t try too hard. Apr 28, Ms. View all 18 comments. His specific, visual writing leaves no doubt about what he wants to convey.
And these people took up like 5 pages of this book. Bill Clinton, likewise, has absolutely set us up for a political re-make. I read it for the first time seven years ago, and it still is one of the most memorable books I’ve read.
I was right about that part, but had no idea what I was truly giving my mother. At one point the other assistants and I were out to lunch, and I asked her, “So, where are you from? Here come my 3 grudges – It’s Easy to Succumb to your own Vision of You come away feeling that there’s blood on everybodys’ hands: Per the official jennlngs of his estate, Gary Jennings wasn’t able to afford the life in New York after deciding to focus on his writing.
The book also does tell a good story and follows it’s protagonist through ups and downs and fascinating journeys 8 months later. Dec 23, Joseph rated it really liked it.
Mixtli himself is something of a charming scoundrel, although he’s also not safe to be around — by the end of the book, pretty much everyone he’s ever known has died, whether at the hands of other inhabitants of The One World, Spaniards, disease or natural disaster, some quite horrifically. Dec 11, Carmen Tafolla rated it liked it.
I was working in this law office with four lawyers all male and four assistants all female. Despite the fixation most people have on the human sacrifices which, I mean, is obviously understandable these people had a beauty and nobility to their culture as well as a complicated and long-developed tradition in law, custom, warfare, religion and all that stuff.
Sangre Azteca by Gary Jennings (2 star ratings)
I don’t cond This book is completely brilliant. It isn’t so much the story about Mixtli, it’s the completely believable society of the Azteca before, during and just after the Spaniards arrive. Want to Gart Currently Reading Read. She had this white streak in her black hair, which was cut into a mullet. I could deal with that ok, even though I was getting fed up with it, but what actually got me wild is the pedophile sex scene between the main character and his very very young slave boy!
The thousands of feather banners undulated gently, soundlessly, magically, over all the towers and pinnacles of that magical island-city. L Regresemos a una era remota, a una sociedad cuyas tierras han sido arrebatadas y sus almas aplastadas por el imperio espanol, el mas poderosos del mundo. When his incest-inclined sister dies and her death still haunts my nightmaresMixtli finds a lover.
Threw it out several times but always picked it out of the trash, tried to sell it at garage sales, my wife threw it out Trivia About Aztec Aztec, 1. Save azteca gary jennings to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed.
This page was last edited on 21 Aprilat Its heart was the plaza of Tenochtitlan; its pulse was a cycle marked by the passage of the sun across the sky, the passage of months from spring planting to spring planting, the passage of 52 years in the cycle of life when the solar and divine calendars coincided, and with proper caution, ritual, humility and appeasement, the destruction of the world would once again be staved off and the new cycle of 52 years would begin. I might have been scared to meet him, in fact — loved his writings, but they were so jennihgs that I believe I feared meeting someone who could imagine such brutality.
Published May 1st by Planeta Publishing first published August 18th Oh, no, certainly not libdo the enjoyment factor, i like me the box o’ chocolates, but in the implausibility of this no name individual Head Nodder, Mixtli, whatever he is going by in that chapter in his life, being so important in so many pieces of history, and all these gigantic events happening jenbings him, just like Forrest.
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