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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All of this Cortes pretty much single-handedly destroyed, whether it was through the spread of disease, conquest, or colonization.

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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 azheca writing to come up with a very poorly plotted porn novel is outrageous! Aztec by Gary Jennings.

However, this native goes well beyond the usual recital of ritualistic incantations that fill so many Aztec codices. Dios Mio, I wanted to finish this book some of the times; other times, it was a real struggle. One of the most eye opening, iennings, and enjoyable books I’ve ever read. The first time it happens, I thought it was funny, the second time was ok The conquerers know little about this new land, its garry, or its people, so the King of Spain has asked for information.

And the sex, well, it’s everywhere, all the time, and some of it is just way, way past the point of believability, veering toward impossibility. I cannot read through a passage that graphically talks about how a kid was moving his ass to pleasure a guy. Thankfully as gross and weird as this book can get most of it is directly related to the plot and somehow didn’t seem gratuitous or superfluous.


Jennings does not stint on those descriptions. Aug 05, Maxine rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: El antiguo imperio ahora es llamado Nueva Espana, y los aztecas han sido reducidos a esclavos en grandes estados organizados como feudos. I myself am not particularly prone to those sorts of romanticizations.

At over 1, pages this book was a marathon, and I’m glad to be done with it.

There is human sacrifice galore as well as graphic and I mean graphic violence and sexuality. He spares us nothing, I mean, absolutely nothing. The story is set in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth ce When I first picked up this book, I was skeptical.

Their reactions ranging from patronizing to smug self-serving rationalizations are a reminder that cruelty was not the sole property of the Aztec civilization. Though he professes himself a Christian, much of the novel is devoted to detailed discourse regarding Aztec religionincluding a great deal of information regarding the gods QuetzalcoatlTlalocHuitzilopochtliTonatiuhand especially Ehecatl.

Relief map of Mexico https: I had no idea what it was like, I simply went by some fabulous blurbs This book is not for the faint of heart, but it is simply the best single novel that I have ever read.

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Jennings was playing with his readers — not his story. 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. His daughter being skinned alive as part of a ritual. Feb 01, Bill rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


It’s only now that I’m learning there is more to this series, and I’m not really sure if I’m interested enough to pick them up. Such immersion can be horrifying, especially in dealing with cannibalism and sacrifice, but you come away feeling like you have a better understanding of a completely lost and foreign culture. 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. All of that good clean stuff really didn’t impress on me as much as all the incredibly thorough and vivid detail of this destroyed world.

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Jul 26, Austin Briggs rated it it was amazing. The story is set in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, in Jenninvs after Spanish conquest. Show only see all Show only. And it’s not shy and romantic sex.

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 loss, of such a society.

Some people complained that Mixtli tends to find himself in all the right places at the right times, jennnings an Aztec Forrest Gump of sorts.