Montezuma's Daughter

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Fiction - 332 pages
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Cuitlahua was crowned Emperor of the Aztecs in succession to his brother Montezuma, while I lay sick with the wound given me by the sword of de Garcia, and also with that which I had received on the altar of sacrifice. This hurt had found no time to heal.

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User Review  - Janith Pathirage - Goodreads

I was so disappointed. Had very high expectations on this book when I was reading the first 100 pages and it seemed to be a good old fashion revenge story but the focus was completely lost when the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tanvir Ahmed - Goodreads

This is a remarkable story in the classic mould of H Rider Haggard's best works which can be enjoyed at many levels. As a straight adventure yarn it carries the reader on a historical roller-coaster ... Read full review

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Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) is best remembered for his 34 adventure fantasy novels set in exotic locations. As a child, Haggard, whose father was an English barrister, was considered dim-witted and was inclined to daydreaming. His parents ended his formal education when he was seventeen, and he was sent to work in South Africa, where his imagination was inspired by the people, animals, and jungle. He became close friends with authors Rudyard Kipling and Andrew Lang. Haggard's most popular books are King Solomon's Mines (1886) and She (1887). He also wrote short stories, as well as nonfiction on topics such as gardening, English farming, and rural life, interests which led to duties on government commissions concerned with land maintenance. For his literary contributions and his government service, Haggard was knighted in 1912. Several of Haggard's novels have been filmed. She was filmed in 1965, starring Ursula Andress. King Solomon's Mines was filmed with Stewart Granger and Deborah Kerr in 1950, and again with Richard Chamberlain and Sharon Stone in 1985. Also, the novel Allan Quatermain was filmed as Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold with Richard Chamberlain and Sharon Stone in 1986.

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