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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A world in which the Spanish are the savages and the society they destroyed, the true nobility. Does anyone know why this title isn’t available in Kindle format? Predictably, some of them loved it, while others felt compelled to toss it into my face.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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 wh Jennings’ lengthy novel is structured as a tragedy.

Nov 12, mark monday rated it liked it Shelves: It’s been two years since I read this book, and still the images are etched into my mind; the corroding remains of the Mayan culture, the blinding glare of whitewashed pyramids, the hot lime dust of the rock quarry, the tangled smelly nest of the priests’ hair. 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.

Here’s what I learned from this work. While I think Boogie Nights is a great movie, there are some other times and places to which I feel it might not translate well. Anyone planning a trip to Mexico should read this book. Sometimes a book is in your stars, you are fated to read it.


So now you know what you’re in for. And it goes on and on There was no wind that morning.

Jenning’s doesn’t know the term “restraint”: 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. It becomes immediately evident that Mixtli is not your typical hero, but a man with deep personal flaws. Our new search experience requires JavaScript to be enabled. In this book, Jennings doesn’t go to the extent of some of his Aztec sequels where every inch of a woman’s genitalia is described in loving detail; but as it stands, some folks may find it a bit too much.

But this book, officially written by Jennings but supposedly put together by others from his notes after his death, compares unfavorably to the others.

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Their reactions ranging from patronizing to smug self-serving rationalizations are a reminder that cruelty was not the sole property of the Aztec civilization. The next year at Christmas she gave me the book back, but by that time it had gone through at least six pairs of hands. That said, I cannot deny that the book was entertaining all the way through And by the way the Aztecs weren’t the ancient Greeks or Romans! This book is not for the faint of heart, but it is simply the best single novel that I have ever read.

It’s so full of this stuff that you can just get lost in it. Apr 28, Ms. It is a game-changing book, opening you to a world that you simply never knew existed. The thousands of feather banners undulated gently, soundlessly, magically, over all the towers and pinnacles of that magical island-city. Seeing him as a person brought to life in fiction just really made clear what a greedy, mean, xenophobic, violent, sociopathic douche Cortes was.

Aztec by Gary Jennings. It’s about the penis of this other dude who is able to “visit” with exotic Did you ever wish that Boogie Nights was a book set in the time of the fall of the Aztec empire? How can you get that wrong!? This book is a Historical Fiction masterpiece.


Trivia About Aztec Aztec, 1. And it’s all done from the point of view of things that would be shocking to a Westerner, not shocking to an Aztec. Jennings does not stint on those descriptions.

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Another point that actually annoyed me. I’m surprised to see that other readers gave his follow up books to this slightly higher ratings; for me, Aztec w I’d recommend this book to anyone who like historical fictions, or intense fictions in general.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To conclude on this review I would say that 12 years of writing and researching to come up with something inaccurate is laughable, I would even dare say, 12 years of writing to come up with gsry very poorly plotted porn novel is outrageous! Gar Medina rated it it was ok Jan 09, I found the storyline less interesting, however.

Jennings, through Dark Cloud, presents generally accurate portrayals of the events surrounding a number of actual historical figures, their names usually rendered in traditional Nahuatl. Also, she had the Addams Family theme song as her ring tone.

I gave this book as an impulse buy to my mother for Christmas one year. And these people took up like 5 pages of this book.

View all 18 comments. At one point the other assistants and I were out to lunch, and I asked her, “So, where are libdo from? The Aztec series is my guilty pleasure. One of the most eye opening, intense, and enjoyable books I’ve ever read.

Carlos rated it it was ok Jan 16,