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Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

extraordinary storytelling Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - DR Pitcock - Goodreads

Ok movie fans, here it goes; This movie should star Jennifer Lopez as Malinche' and Antonio Banderas as Bernal. This book is one with such vividness and interesting history it should have already been a movie. Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Don Robertson - Goodreads

Written in the early 17th Century, and later translated, this story authored by one of Spanish soldiers, Bernal Diaz, who accompanied Hernan Cortes to the New World, this book is a marvelous read ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Diana - Goodreads

A fascinating memoir by a foot soldier in Cortes' army, Bernal Diaz gives us a firsthand look at Cortes' capture of Montezuma, the conquest of the city of Mexico as well as the Aztec's customs and ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - James - Goodreads

Amazing that a 500yr old book can be so entertaining. Diaz is a great story teller, giving not just a first person narrative of the conquest but of the mind set of the Spaniards as well. This was ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Colin Williams - Goodreads

The first 200 pages or so are absolutely fascinating. Many details (and entire episodes) normally left out of standard accounts can be found here. I wish that there were some sort of apparatus ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Pedro - Goodreads

An account of the conquest of Mexico by Diaz, a regular soldier in Hernan Cortes' army. As I recall, this was written when the author was in his 70s. Dissatisfied with the flowery and inaccurate ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Rob Bliss - Goodreads

Fascinating historical document. Diaz isn't an historian, but he was there! Fought with Cortes and kissed the hands of Montezuma! Always he says how the Spanish were killing the Aztecs for god, to ... Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Johann_tor - Goodreads

Less adventuruous than I expected, but with some interesting passages all the same. Curiously detailed though. Read full review

Review: The Conquest of New Spain

User Review  - Marti - Goodreads

After Villa and Zapata, I decided to go back a few hundred years to where a lot of the animosity started (apparently). I was surprised at how advanced Aztec civilization was back in 1520 (they seemed ... Read full review


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