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A great story, far better than the movie later made from it called The Day the Earth Stood Still, which entirely and inexplicably changed the entire thrust and left off the kick in the tail that you *never* see coming.
04/12/2009
This is absolutely one of the best history books I've ever read and it's all the more remarkable in that this great scholar, William Hickling Prescott, was legally blind and never saw the country about which he wrote so vividly. Cortez and the people of the nations of Mexico come alive as they never have in any other history of the conquest I've read. Marvelous book and highly recommended.
04/25/2008
Gemma Liviero - A Family Torn Apart by Grief and Secrets
FEATURED AUTHOR - Gemma Liviero is the author of the historical novels The Road Beyond Ruin, Broken Angels, and Pastel Orphans, which was a finalist in the 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. In addition to novel writing, her professional career includes copywriting, corporate writing, writing feature articles and editorials, and editing. She holds an advanced diploma of arts (writing) and has continued her studies in arts and other humanities. Gemma lives with her family in Queensland, Australia. As our… Read more