Aztec Autumn

Aztec Autumn

Gary Jennings / Sep 20, 2019

Aztec Autumn The magnificent Aztec empire has fallen beneath the brutal heal of the Spaniards But one proud Aztec Tenamaxtli refuses to bow to his despised conquerors He dreams of restoring the lost glory of the

  • Title: Aztec Autumn
  • Author: Gary Jennings
  • ISBN: 9780765317513
  • Page: 398
  • Format: Paperback
  • The magnificent Aztec empire has fallen beneath the brutal heal of the Spaniards But one proud Aztec, Tenamaxtli, refuses to bow to his despised conquerors He dreams of restoring the lost glory of the Aztec empire, and recruits an army of rebels to mount an insurrection against the seemingly invincible power of mighty Spain Tenamaxtli s courageous quest takes us throThe magnificent Aztec empire has fallen beneath the brutal heal of the Spaniards But one proud Aztec, Tenamaxtli, refuses to bow to his despised conquerors He dreams of restoring the lost glory of the Aztec empire, and recruits an army of rebels to mount an insurrection against the seemingly invincible power of mighty Spain Tenamaxtli s courageous quest takes us through high adventure, passionate women, unlikely allies, bright hope, bitter tragedy, and the essence of 16th century Mexico This incredible rebellion has been little remembered, perhaps because it shed no glory on the men who would write the history book, but on its outcome depended the future of all North America Aztec Autumn recreates this forgotten chapter of history in all its splendor and unforgettable passion.

    Aztecs Knowledge of Aztec society rests on several different sources The many archeological remains of everything from temple pyramids to thatched huts, can be used to understand many of the aspects of what the Aztec world was like. Aztec medicine The Aztec medicine concerns the body of knowledge, belief and a ritual surrounding human health and sickness, as observed among the Nahuatl speaking peoples in the Aztec realm of central Mexico. The Aztecs knew of and used an extensive inventory consisting of hundreds of different medicinal herbs and plants. A variety of indigenous Nahua and Novohispanic written works survive from the Aztec Gary Jennings Books Aztec Gary Jennings on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Gary Jennings s 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 Home Aztec Dahlias We grow varieties of premium dahlias in Petaluma, CA We sell cut flowers, plants, and tubers direct to the public and floral and landscape designers. Aztec Gods and Goddesses Crystalinks Chicomecoatl In Aztec mythology, Chicomecoatl Seven Serpent, also the name of a day of the Aztec calendar was a goddess of food and produce, especially maize and, by extension, a goddess of fertility. Aztec Video Productions AZTEC has two offices, the main one is located in Cincinnati on Montana Ave we own this building and all work is preformed here The second office is located in the North East section of Greater Cincinnati, in the Loveland Mason area, for convenient drop off and pick up. Aztec Kindle edition by Gary Jennings Literature Aztec Kindle edition by Gary Jennings Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Aztec. Roddy Frame Roddy will be playing five solo acoustic shows his only in the UK in this autumn Tickets go on sale tomorrow, the th of April, at a.m. Strategy Games Free Web Arcade Attack of the Evil Bunny Empire Autumn War Avengers Tactics Concrete Color from Scofield The Most Specified Brand of Sika Corporation Sika Scofield Sales Office Scofield Road Douglasville, GA Phone Sika USA Over years ago Scofield pioneered the Engineered Systems approach to decorative concrete manufacturing, and we ve been the most

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      • Gary Jennings

        Gary Jennings led a paradoxically picaresque life On one hand, he was a man of acknowledged intellect and erudition His novels were international best sellers, praised around the world for their stylish prose, lively wit and adventurously bawdy spirit They were also massive often topping 500,000 words and widely acclaimed for the years of research he put into each one, both in libraries and in the field.Jennings served in the Korean War, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal a decoration rarely given to soldier reporters and a personal citation by South Korean President Syngman Rhee for his efforts on behalf of war orphans.Where the erudition came from, however, was something of a mysterycmillan author garyje


    612 Comments

    1. I am not sure what to make of Gary Jennings "Aztec" series. I love the writing and history but I truly get tired of the pointless sex. Many other reviewers think his first novel, "Aztec", was much better than this book. I am not sure. Both show the richness and brutality of life in central Mexico around the time of Spanish Conquest, but he spends so much time describing the sexual activities of the main characters almost all is lost. I did prefer Aztec because the reader was given an accurate an [...]


    2. I read this because I loved Aztec so much but it didn't really hold-up as well as I expected. Still exciting and full of cultural information though.


    3. When I was in Grade 10, my math teacher recommended this book to me. I immediately bought the three book series and have had it on my bookshelf, unread, for the past 16 years or so. Switching my antidepressants has really left me in a reading slump. However, I was finally able to plough through this book, as I am unable to leave a book not finished. I actually read the last 70 pages today, which is the most I've read in one day in a long time. This book did not grip me half as much as Aztec did. [...]


    4. First, I'm not sure how much of this book was written by Gary Jennings himself. I'm ready to accept that he drafted the outline, and maybe some of his trademark travel and sexual scenes, by himself. But the uninspired narration, the hurried ending, the moralistic undertone couldn't have come from The Master. I refuse to believe it. Nameless minions must have done this after his death, to cash in on his name. While some of the scenes in this book have stayed in my memory for many years (some scen [...]


    5. Nahuatl is the native language with most speakers in Mexico, with approximately a million and a half, most bilingual with the Spanish. Its use extends from the North of Mexico to Central America.The Spanish invaded Mexico in 1530. The Aztec Empire was the principal political structure on the North American continent at the time of its conquest by Spaniards.The Mixtón War was fought from 1540 until 1542 between Spanish invaders and their Aztec and Tlaxcalan allies against the Caxcanes and other [...]


    6. Otoño azteca es la continuación del libro "Azteca", el cuál comienza prácticamente donde termina el primero, o al menos en una de las últimas escenas.Considero que el segundo libro está cargado de la misma intensidad que el primero, con personajes interesantes y una historia bien continuada a partir del primer libro. Lo sentí más novela, con la aventura que tiende más a la fantasía que a los hechos históricos que tuvo (o quiso) explicar en el primer libro.El final , al igual que el pr [...]


    7. Una belleza más,diez años me tardé en leer la secuela pero sin duda esta segunda parte me hizo vivir la experiencia de nuevo. Más asombrado quedé aun de saber que el personaje principal sí existió,no estoy seguro que todo lo que se cuenta en libro sean hechos confiables pero sin duda son fascinantes


    8. Secuela de Azteca. Como en la mayoria de los casos no logra superar a su antecesor, aunque es otra gran historia. Retrata perfectamente la desolacion de un pueblo conquistado y la impotencia de no poder contrarrestarlo. No hay ansiedad mas desesperante que la de perder la libertad."Nuestro pueblo tiene un dicho: que un hombre que no sabe adonde va no necesita tener miedo de perderse"


    9. We lived in San Miguel de Allende for several years, we became fascinated with Mexico's rich history. Ignore what the newspapers say. It is safer in many parts of Mexico than in many parts of the US. Anyway, We love Gary Jennings books. A lot of history presented in a most enjoyable fictional manner.



    10. Average to less than average read. I think the world that was alive in Aztec appears stale and repetitive in this book. Below I analyse the plot/characters, the author/writing style and the themes. The plotline seems similar and the female characters far too superficial. This is also a journey, with multiple traumatic events for the main character along the way. But I find that Jennings could give these events more importance than he does. There seems to also be an inherent difficulty between Je [...]


    11. When the Spanish conquistadors and the Catholic fathers first arrived on the shores of Mexico, and in South America, and when the English and French colonizers and missionaries first penetrated Canada and United States, they received from the native Indians tribes scattered in the western hemisphere several versions of a tradition of a "Bearded God" who had in the distant past visited their ancestors, taught them their culture, and mysteriously disappeared, but who would eventually return to the [...]


    12. One does not have to have read the earlier "Aztec" to read this; they are not connected, except for one tidbit that emerges at the end. The final parts of this book are (VERY loosely) based on the Mixton War of 1540-42. The rest, though, is nearly all pure fiction, even as to the origins on the historical figure on which the hero is based. Many of the historical Spanish figure did exist, though how accurately they are portrayed is beyond my knowledge. Many other reviewers on preferred the first [...]


    13. La guerra di MixtonL'autore ha preferito scegliere come protagonista il figlio del precedente protagonista in "L'azteco". Siamo ormai nel Messico divenuto Nuova Spagna, dopo le guerre di conquista spagnole. Il protagonista vede morire sul rogo suo padre e decide di vendicarne l'uccisione. Il romanzo parla di guerra e di terrorismo, misto alle varie avventure che erano presenti già nel precedente libro, in grado di distogliere il lettore dalla trama principale con dei piacevoli intermezzi. Lo tr [...]


    14. Es bueno leer una versión fantastica de la mítica tierra de aztlán, al final sabemos quien vencío en la batalla por recuperar Tenochtitlán.


    15. Spoiler AlertLike AZTEC, Gary Jenning’s novel published in 1980, Jennings‘ sequel, AZTEC AUTUMN. published in 1997, takes place in 16th century Mexico. The novel AZTEC, as I remember it, was so vivid, the world of the exotic Aztec culture, mystical, sensual and incredibly blood-thirsty, so fascinating that though I remember few details, I remember my reaction–mesmerized. AZTEC AUTUMN begins with the death of Mixtli–the half-blind narrator of AZTEC, who tells his life-story to the Spanish [...]


    16. I read the first one in this series a few years back, and enjoyed it enough to pick up the sequels. So – I knew what I was getting into, with this book. But – boy, are these trashy! However, they’re not non-stop trashy. There’s also a lot of historical detail in them – but, I wouldn’t actually *trust* any particular detail in any of these to be historically accurate without looking it up and verifying it in a couple of other sources first.This book tells the story of Tenamaxtli, the [...]


    17. ehhhhhhh, three starts, I liked it, but just enough, had a bunch of highs but also a LOT of lows. Starting with the lows, he uses some very cliched tools to get the plot forward, nearing the end there are even some James Bondesque moments, and it really draws you out of this supposedly real story, or at least based vaguely on one. The main character is very sort of bland he has some good ideals and all but , not very inspiring and very little of a character arch.Another low is the gore, G-ZUS1 , [...]


    18. It's been 27 years since I read the first book in the series, Aztec. I knew it was fiction, but the history upon which it was based just fascinated me. I had always meant to read this follow-up, but never got around to it -- until I saw the book on the bargain book rack at B&N a couple months ago. The action in this book occurs a generation after the first one, and reflects the coming of the Spaniards. It was not as compelling to me as Aztec, which may just be because I am reading it at a di [...]


    19. This book was great, but decidedly not as entertaining as it's predecessor "Aztec." I found the character development lacking which was not the case in the first book of the series. Still, I learned a lot about the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs after the initial arrival of Cortes as well as the Mixton War, the upheaval of the Aztecs years later to try and take their land back. This was an enjoyable adventure, great as a vacation/beach read, and especially recommended for those readers who loved [...]


    20. The magnificent Aztec empire has fallen beneath the brutal heal of the Spaniards. But one proud Aztec, Tenamaxtli, refuses to bow to his despised conquerors. He dreams of restoring the lost glory of the Aztec empire, and recruits an army of rebels to mount an insurrection against the seemingly invincible power of mighty Spain. Tenamaxtli's courageous quest takes us through high adventure, passionate women, unlikely allies, bright hope, bitter tragedy, and the essence of 16th century Mexico. This [...]


    21. I actually enjoyed this book better than the first one. There were still some sex scenes but they didn't take up so much of the book. The overarching story is of an Aztec resistance against the Spanish. I enjoyed seeing all the different tribes working together, as well as the political intrigue. As in the first book, Jennings did a wonderful job of making the scenery come to life. My only complaint about this book is the lack of smallpox. I know that smallpox was devastating to the native popul [...]


    22. Historical fiction, Mexico less than 50 years after conquest by the Spanish. I just re-read this and had forgotten how excellent it is. GJ is strange and interesting. Yeah, sure it's so weird as to make you shake your head every now and then. But the research is perfect. The tone of the story is exciting, active, and funny. I have never heard of anybody putting one of these down from boredom, though I guess there is much here that would offend some people. As always, the main character is a cour [...]


    23. Aztec Autumn was a very "Goodread". It has been many moons since I read the first book "Aztec" and have had this one to read for several years.This book continues the story of the Spanish occupation of the Aztec territories, and how one man sees his father burned at the stake, and resolves to take his country back, from the Spaniards who have invaded his "One World". Well written, and captures the readers attention.


    24. Mr. Jennings follow-up to his mammoth best-selling book, Aztec picks up the story with the son of the first novel's main character. This books covers a period of history that is often glossed over by many - the years immediately following the fall of the Aztec Empire. It tells of the Mexiton Rising and the ensuing battles over Mexico. Mr. Jennings has a flare for description and action. Read this during those cold winter nights and you will feel your Mexica blood in you!


    25. This book was enjoyable and about a period in time and group of people I don't know much about. I had to stop reading this book mid-way to read my book club book, so when I picked it back up again, I wasn't as interested. However, the story was well done and despite having Aztec names, the characters were easy to keep straight. The book was very good at describing the Aztec culture and the different tribes in the area. I would recommend this if you enjoy historical fiction.


    26. I got into a reading jag lately and remembered the original "Aztec" by Jennings that I read some years back when I spotted this. It was a "fun" read, no Joyce or Proust, but it had me thinking about that transition of cultures. There is an under tone of irony and regret that is poignant throughout. Basically for all the bloodshed and death it is an upbeat book some how. I feel like I came away from the book understanding how much more complex this cultural transition really was.


    27. It is many years since I read Aztec, which I remember as being excellent. Aztec Autumn is not. I thought that this kind of fantastical, as opposed to fantastic, story telling died with James Fenimore Cooper. The main character and narrator, Tenemaxtli is immoral, foolish and at the same time grossly arrogant. I suppose there is some historical value but I don't know how you would sort it out from the foolishness.


    28. Este libro se debe de leer sin esperar que sea igual al libro de Azteca. Dejando eso de lado y quitando esas ideas del lector, es un libro muy bueno. Son pocas las novelas históricas que narran lo que aconteció luego de la conquista. Y este libro nos dá una buena idea de qué es lo que sucedio en ese tiempo. El personaje de Tenamaxtli es excelente."Todavía puedo verlo arder" una frase que jamás olvidaré.


    29. Con una trama un poco más forzada que la primera novela, Otoño Azteca sigue siendo una excelente ventana para asomarse a la llegada de los españoles a México y sus repercusiones. Sangrienta, bélica, sexual, es ahora la historia de Tenamaxtli (basado en el personaje real del mismo nombre), quien recluta por todo el país un ejército de diferentes tribus y en el que los Yaquis son protagonistas hasta culminar en la histórica Guerra del Mixtón, una sublevación contra los españoles.


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