Malinche Spanish Version by Laura Esquivel – Cuando Malinalli conoce a Hernán Cortés, asume que se trata del propio Dios Quetzalcóatl que regresa a liberar. Malinche by Laura Esquivel – When Malinalli, a member of the tribe conquered by the Aztec warriors, first meets the conquistador Hernán Cortés and becomes. The story of Malinche is a rather interesting one. And yet it was also a book I didn’ t quite enjoy reading. But somehow managed to finish. I don’t.

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Her first novel, Like Water for Chocolate, has sold more than four and a half million copies libroo the world and remained on the New York Times bestseller list for more than a year. We meet Malinalli at her birth, her maternal grandmother, a key figure in her childhood, acting as midwife.

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If soliloquy drives you nuts, this book isn’t for you. I listened to the audio book in Spanish and Laura Esquivel’s writing is vibrant with descriptions of water, corn, butterflies and important symbols and connections to indigenous people of Mexico.

The lust and love triangles worked in a modern setting, yet seemed out of place in a mythological folk tale. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Esquivel has a tremendous ability to unearth detail and a character’s edquivel voice. Malinche is written with the tone, writing level and emotional depth of a third-grade history book.


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Malinalli’s Indian tribe has been conquered by the warrior Aztecs. The only one who was awake was Malinalli. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. An edition of this book was published by Recorded Books.

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Amazon Kindle 0 editions. It reminds me of the oral story traditions of my grandparents. I think Esquivel does a marvelous job giving some insight into what it is that might have led them to that decision; Malinalli’s inclusive, naturalistic religious sensibilities seem more taken advantage of than ridiculous by the end of the novel.


Tan veloz como el deseo: She quickly catches the eye of Cortes, resulting in their son Martin, one of the first mestizos person of mixed European and indigenous ancestry.

I also enjoy now a deeper understanding of the native American spiritual belief system and the unfortunate linkages it shared with the Spanish conquest-Christianity belief system, which paralyzed the Aztecs and made their destruction a lbiro for Cortez and his ilk. In both books she manages to incorporate her teaching abilities by giving her readers lessons about life.

I hated this book.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Personaggi piatti e insulsi, trama lenta e banale, sullo sfondo della conquista spagnola di Cortez.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Malinalli’s Indian tribe has been conquered by the warrior Aztecs.


Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I am always interested to learn about women in history, and I had lbiro heard this particular story.

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Her imagery is vivid and tangible. I Agree This site alura cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. LaPizia Aug 3, Laura Esquivel, born in Mexico inis perhaps best known for her book Like Water For Chocolate Como agua para chocolate which has sold over 4. Tempo fa ho letto e riletto Dolce come il cioccolato: However, on the other side of things, it felt very fragmented and incomplete.

A speed-reader would likely miss them, and the lessons the author is attempting to impart would be lost. It is common knowledge that the Spanish laufa raped native women, but Esquivel esquigel coats this by stating that Malinalli enjoyed her intimacy with multiple partners.

The line between rape and consentual sex was very thin. Less than that actually. Like Water for Chocolate. Thus concludes women’s history month, with malinchee first 2.