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Atheneum, 1992 - Fiction - 275 pages
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At a critical moment of his expedition into the Amazon, Lope de Aguirre, one of Pizarro's lieutenants in the conquest of Peru, turns away from family, career, commander, king, and God, to join the forces of evil."

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Another dazzling postmodern evocation of a conquistador and a continent from Argentinian writer Posse (The Dogs of Paradise, 1990). Posse's subject for fictional revisionism is the notorious Lope de ... Read full review


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In view of the 500th anniversary of Columbus's conquest, this 1978 work by Argentine author Posse is making a timely debut in English. This example of conquistador revisionist history is set in South ... Read full review


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