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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

Book on CD performed by Maria Conchita Alonso Malinalli was a Native woman from Tabasco, who was given as a slave to the conquering Spaniards. Her ability to speak Spanish as well as two native ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In this brief novel, the author of 1992's Like Water For Chocolate attempts to repair the reputation of one of Mexican history's most reviled women, the Spanish conqueror Cortés's native interpreter ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carmenere - LibraryThing

Malinche is best described as a novel of historical fiction. The title character, Malinalli also known as Malinche or Dona Marina was actually very real and played an integral part in Cortes’s ... Read full review

Informative and Beautiful

User Review  - Willow331 - Borders

I wouldn't necessarily say that "Malinche" is as good as Laura Esquivel's "Like Water for Chocolate" but none the less, this novel still posses the magical essence that makes Esquivel's books so ... Read full review

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User Review  - joririchardson - LibraryThing

The Aztec culture is one of my favorites to study, but unfortunately, not that many works of fiction are written on them. So, I was elated to find this book brand new for only $2 at Border's. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - LynnB - LibraryThing

This book doesn't live up to the authori's first book,"Like Water for Chocolate". In that novel, the writing style changed and mirrored the feelings of the main character. This second book, "Malinche ... Read full review


User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Malinche (1505-29) is infamous in Mexican history and folklore as a traitor to her people, having sacrificed her Indian heritage to become interpreter-and later, mistress-to the conquistador Hernando ... Read full review

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