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Aztec Blood (Aztec)

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Published by Tor Books .
Written in English


  • Historical fiction,
  • History,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Mexico,
  • Spanish colony, 1540-1810

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages768
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9810541M
ISBN 100812590988
ISBN 109780812590982

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  The third volume in Gary Jennings' historical epic that began with the Aztec and Aztec Autumn. Now comes the thrilling Aztec Aztec people have been conquered and a bloody revolt of the Indians put down. The former Aztec Empire is now a colony called Pages: Gary Jennings. GARY JENNINGS, author of the New York Times bestseller Aztec, was known for the rigorous and intensive research behind his novels, which often include hazardous travels—exploring every corner of Mexico for his Aztec novels, retracing the numerous wanderings of Marco Polo for The Journeyers, joining nine different circuses for Spangle, and roaming the Balkans for Raptor.   The research is meticulous, and Jennings managed to paint a clear picture of colonial New Spain. I recommend this book in conjunction with the other Aztec books. They're best read back to back. I recommend "Aztec Blood", but more as a bridge between the other books than as a stand-alone book/5(81). The third volume in Gary Jennings' historical epic that began with the Aztec and Aztec comes the thrilling Aztec Blood.. In this colorful and exciting era of swords and cloaks, upheaval and revolution, a young beggar boy, in whose blood runs that of both Spanish and Aztec .

AZTEC BLOOD Gary Jennings, Author. Forge $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Aztec Fire Buy this book. Never less than. A century after Aztec Autumn (), Cristobal the Bastard, a mestizo (Aztec Indian mother, unknown Spanish father) is resting between bouts of hideous (and graphically described) torture by the infamously perverse clerics of the Spanish Inquisitors, who provide him with pen, ink, and paper to write his confession. Unbeknownst to the clerics.   "A Tom Doherty Associates book." In the colony of New Spain, where the once great Aztec people have been enslaved, Cristo the Bastard, a boy possessing the blood of both Aztec and Spanish royalty, follows his destiny to become the founder of a proud new people Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IAPages: Bloodletting was the ritualized self-cutting or piercing of an individual's body that served a number of ideological and cultural functions within ancient Mesoamerican societies, in particular the performed by ruling elites, the act of bloodletting was crucial to the maintenance of sociocultural and political structure. Bound within the Mesoamerican belief systems, bloodletting was.

Aztec Blood. Written by Gary Jennings Review by Kelly Cannon. A Gary Jennings novel is always a breathless, exotic and occasionally shocking ride, and this is no exception. Third in a trilogy of early Mexico that began with Aztec and continued with Aztec Autumn, Aztec Blood is closer to a pure adventure novel than Jennings’ other works. Aztec is the extraordinary story of the last and greatest native civilization of North America. Told in the words of one of the most robust and memorable characters in modern fiction, Mixtli-Dark Cloud, Aztec reveals the very depths of Aztec civilization from the peak and feather-banner splendor of the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan to the arrival of Hernán Cortes and his c/5. The Aztec people have been conquered and a bloody revolt of the Indians put down. The former Aztec Empire is now a colony called New Spain in which the Indians are enslaved to great estates that are actually feudal domains. The Spanish lords rule as kings, treating Indian men as work animals and Indian women as their personal property. In this colourful and exciting era of swords and cloaks 4/5(3). Aztec is a historical fiction novel by Gary is the first of two novels Jennings wrote in the Aztec series. The remaining four novels (Aztec Blood, ; Aztec Rage, ; Aztec Fire, ; Aztec Revenge, ) were written by other authors after Jennings died in Author: Gary Jennings.