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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No trivia or quizzes yet. Refine your search for azteca gary jennings. Feb 01, Bill rated it it was amazing Shelves: Books by Gary Jennings.

What book would you like to have written and why? He was jnenings masterful with his settings and characters, and so knowledgeable of his subjects that for the duration of the book, the reader feels out of place in his own world.

If I had to compare it to anything, I would compare it to The Mists of Avalon, being the same sort of powerfully moving theme of the struggle to preserve what little is left. This book may have taken me longer to read than any I can remember. Captioned slides of artwork and sculpture http: His loyal companion getting neutered forcibly.

Just the way the sacrifices are depicted is wrong! Sangre Azteca Aztec 3 by Gary Jennings.

I had this book for years, carted it around the world, but never could get beyond the first page. Relief map of Mexico https: Did you ever wish that Boogie Nights was a book set in the time of the fall of the Aztec empire?

Where the erudition came from, however, was something of a mystery. Its heart was the plaza of Tenochtitlan; its pulse was a cycle marked by the passage of the sun across the nennings, 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.


Aztec is all of these, and I must warn you, that apart from being a wonderful history lesson an Aztec recounts his life story to the conquering Spanish officialsthis novel is not for the squeamish or easily offended. This was The One World. His novels were international best sellers, praised around the world for their stylish prose, lively wit and adventurously bawdy spirit. One of the most eye opening, intense, and enjoyable books I’ve ever read. Debra rated it it was ok Feb 24, I’d say if you’re interested in this History the book is well worth your time.

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 Kibro and a highly respected councilor to Moctezuma II. I’d recommend this book to anyone who like historical fictions, or intense fictions in general.

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The Life of a Boo This book is not for the faint of heart, but it is simply the best single novel that I have ever read. 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.

I read it in ligro page spurts and sometimes wouldn’t touch it for a month or so, so that’s why it took so long. So again, not really your typical main character guy, but I ended up really liking Mixtli Gqry, and not just because he had an awesome name. Yet, Jennings is able to offset some of our revulsion with reminders of contemporaneous and future Spanish religious atrocities: Gary Jennings did not write for the squeamish.

Sep 01, Nathan rated it really liked it Shelves: He is real, raw, and excruciatingly human.

Aztec (Aztec, #1) by Gary Jennings

The Tlatoani king was like “yeah I can totally tear his heart out like a pro”, so he starts stabbing the dude in the chest and break the ribs, then slides the obsidian blade in an angle to make a bigger gap, then he tears the heart out. Where it falters is when he’s a grown man, or a growing man if I may say.


Chris Strong rated it it was ok Jul 29, After such a time-investment, one might like to feel a sense of literary accomplishment or something — but no. Published May 1st by Planeta Publishing first published Jenninggs 18th 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.

Pdf libro azteca gary jennings

Jarrett Trezzo rated it it was ok Oct 03, I’ll be brief on this one, because I can’t make up my mind on how much inaccuracy can be acceptable. 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. Mixtli is one of the most memorable characters in fiction. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I loved it; will reread it again. The insights into his nature are deep and disturbing, and his no-nonsense, observant and humorous voice temps you to keep jebnings pages turning in search for new revelations.

Sangre Azteca

The main character is a civilization, the tragedy is its inevitable destruction. That’s the highest praise I jenninvs give to an historical fiction. 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. This brings me to the three grudges that I have with this novel. Do not read it if you’re actually interested in the Aztecs or if you know about the Aztec culture, because the “so well researched” historical facts are wrong.

Jennings’ lengthy novel is structured as a tragedy.

Other books in the series.