The Last Toltec King

The Last Toltec King In Cem Anahuac, The Ancient World Of The Toltecs, The Gods Are At War, And They Fight Their Battles Through The Lives Of Men Tonalnan Is Brought Into This World Amidst Suffering And Slavery Through A Twist Of Fate, She Grows To Become An Ambitious Toltec Noblewoman In A Patriarchal Society Meanwhile, In A Distant Corner Of Cem Anahuac, The Child Prince Ce Acatl Topiltzin Is Favored By Quetzalcoatl, The God Ce Acatl Triumphs Over The Queen Of Ignorance, A Monstrous Four Headed Serpent, And In Time, Becomes The Priest King Of The Toltecs At Tula Ce Acatl Is Vehemently Opposed To Human Sacrifice Enemy Forces Loom In The Distance, As The Chichimeca, A Fierce Band Of Nomads Led By A Malicious Sorcerer, Plan To Destroy The Toltecs And Claim The City As Their Own, But Tohuenyo, A Chichimeca Warrior, Thwarts His Tribe S Sinister Plans As Time Passes, The Benevolent King Ce Acatl Builds A Mighty Empire, But At Prosperity S Zenith He Angers The Gods Through Hubris, And They Curse His House By Withholding Their Bounty Devastation And Calamity Ensue Seizing The Opportunity, The Dark Lord Tezcatlipoca Descends From The Heavens On A Spider Thread To Destroy Quetzalcoatl S People So That He, Tezcatlipoca, Will Become Their Favored God And King Will The Ancient Toltecs Triumph Over The Dark Forces That Threaten Their Survival Find Out When You Read The Last Toltec King Learn The Origins Of The Ancient Mexicans And Their Pantheon Of Gods, Discover The Difference Between Quetzalcoatl The God And Quetzalcoatl The Man, And Understand The Legend Of His Return. I picked The Last Toltec King with reservations as I try not to read historical fiction concerning Mesoamerica after decades of research on its pre hispanic cultures and history Too many novelists, not to mention Academy researchers, are doing these people and places blatant injustice, not bothering with the true native sources but breezing over what the conquerors wrote.Well, in the case of The Last Toltec King I m immensely glad I overcame my misgivings and gave this epic novel a try.What I picked The Last Toltec King with reservations as I try not to read historical fiction concerning Mesoamerica after decades of research on its pre hispanic cultures and history Too many novelists, not to mention Academy researchers, are doing these people and places blatant injustice, not bothering with the true native sources but breezing over what the conquerors wrote.Well, in the case of The Last Toltec King I m immensely glad I overcame my misgivings and gave this epic n
The Last Toltec Kingwas an absorbing venture into the times of ancient Mexico, recommended for fans of history, historical fiction AND fantasy The latter genre is not a slam, but a compliment on Julie Black s world building and story telling Being about an ancient society, it could very much be like some fantasies set in such times even the book s synopsis read like a fantasy And like reading a fantasy, it could take a while to get into it what with a similar kind the world building tha The Last Toltec Kingwas an absorbing venture into the times of ancient Mexico, recommended for fans of history, historical fiction AND fantasy The latter genre is not a slam, but a compliment on Julie Black s world building and story telling Being about an ancient society, it co
Before I review this book, I must confess that I am an oral storyteller who was told and taught many tales and legends of Mexico by my great grandmother I now share those tales with others and am quite familiar with the legend of Quetzalcoatl In that vane, I am also a fanatic about all legends of Mexico and Latin America As a college student, I took several courses in Meso American history and culture and as an adult, I have spent much time reading and researching the ancient history of Mex Before I review this book, I must confess that I am an oral storyteller who was told and taught many tales and legends of Mexico by my great grandmother I now share those tales with others and am quite familiar with the legend of Quetzalcoatl In that vane, I am also a fanatic about all legends of Mexico and Latin America As a college student, I took several courses in Meso American history and culture and as an adult, I have spent much time reading and researching the ancient history of Mexico and its surrounding regions I have also visited several pre Columbian and pre Spanish conquest cities ruins and spoken with many historians, curators and Meso American scholars I have read dozens of historical books about the nations of pre Spanish Conquest Meso America Finally, I have read about a dozen historical fiction books a
3.5 of 5 stars Interesting, Lengthy Glimpse Into An Ancient World.I m a fan of historical fiction, especially since it s a fun way to learn about a different time and culture like this one Being only a little familiar with Quetzalcoatl and the Toltecs from growing up in Texas, I walked away with a greater knowledge and appreciation for that society and times.First off, I was impressed with how much knowledge and researc
I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads I went completely out of my comfort zone when I signed up for this one and I was not disappointed in the slightest This book is a perfect blend of a historical novel and folklore The writing style complimented the story perfectly.The only real issue I had was with the names, but as the author pointed out, this was a necessary component of the story If they had been changed then I thin
Black breathes life into the ancient Toltecs teaching reader s about their culture, and history, while also telling an engaging fictional story The Last Toltec King captivates and entraps readers with such vivid, int
The Last Toltec King takes you back to ancient Mexico You follow an amazing tale of Quetzalcoatl the king as you relive the lives of ancient people in this world.Very detailed and well written This novel brings to

<Epub> ➟ The Last Toltec King  Author Julie Black – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 482 pages
  • The Last Toltec King
  • Julie Black
  • English
  • 13 April 2017
  • 0692267247