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Fragments of a Young Conquistador

Story about the young nephew of Cortez who is a poet rather than a fighter. He’s sent to learn how to be a man with his Uncle in the New World. He arrives after a lengthy ship ride to stand alongside his uncle as a god. Through his New World adventure he falls in love with Montezuma’s daughter and sees much of the encroaching horror attributed to the conquerors.

Author: Lincoln Michel
Publication: Day One, Kindle Edition, December 11, 2013
Date Read: December 11, 2013