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Malinche Spanish Version by Laura Esquivel – Cuando Malinalli conoce a Hernán Cortés, asume que se trata del propio Dios Quetzalcóatl que regresa a liberar. Malinche by Laura Esquivel – When Malinalli, a member of the tribe conquered by the Aztec warriors, first meets the conquistador Hernán Cortés and becomes. The story of Malinche is a rather interesting one. And yet it was also a book I didn’ t quite enjoy reading. But somehow managed to finish. I don’t.

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Books by Laura Esquivel. Her story is somewhat similar to that of Pocahontas with John Smith in the U. The presence of religion and spiritualism in the story is also interesting and vital to making the story work. Me gusto mucholectura amena. Que tantas otras historias pudieron surgir de esa manera? Malinalli fell short of a heroine for me.

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It is an original edition. Aug 13, Neenah rated it really liked it. This is probably the worst book I’ve ever come across. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Marse Aug 1, Perhaps what is most telling about esquivell experience with this book is that as I was about to return it to the library, I realised that I had another ten-odd pages to go. Or am I just reluctant to give up books, unless I really detest it? In both books she manages to incorporate her teaching abilities by mapinche her readers lessons about life.

For centuries, she has been reviled as a traitor for her role in helping the Spaniards conquer the Aztec empire, but more recent research has pointed to a more complex r Malincne on CD performed by Maria Conchita Alonso Malinalli was a Native woman from Tabasco, who was given as a slave to the conquering Spaniards.


Un libro innecesario, mal escrito y mal documentado. I had always esquiveel taught they were one and the same, and believe otherwise now. While there are some absorbing details about life lauea 16th century Mexico, the awkward speech and the odd pace of the book tedious at parts, rushed at other times as it shifts between past and present makes for a difficult read.

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Malinche Spanish Version

The two fall passionately in love, but Malinalli gradually comes to realize that Cortes’s thirst for conquest is all too human. Esqui Listened to the audiobook. Showing of 30 reviews. Listened to the audiobook. Today the term malinchista refers to a disloyal Mexican.

Amazon Kindle 0 editions. We meet Malinalli at her birth, her maternal grandmother, a key figure in her childhood, acting as midwife. This was terrible and the worst part is that it is based on historical events that are absolutely captivating. BookConcierge Dec 2, To ask other readers questions about Malincheplease sign up. Not only that, but they had a son who is considered the first “Mexican” to exist, which is contentious for the indigenous population of Mexico.

Pero por otra parte odie escuchar de la desastroza complicidad de Malineli con Cortez, odie escuchar como mataron no solo a personas inocentes pero una cultura completa, y odie escuchar las justificaciones de la Malinche y odie por ultimo la positiva asimilacion aparante de Malineli.

It is badly written, faux-mystical, and mostly incoherent. Malinalli was a native of a tribe esquifel by the Aztec warriors. This novel takes the true malinchs, Malinche, who is a historical figure and was an interpretor for Hernan Cortes. I can see all the things that I believe in. If you like to linger in the mind mallinche historical characters, enjoying the point-of-view ride the era and history offer, I recommend you try this audio version.


I ordered the English version and received the Spanish version. She gives equal attention to scenes of a happy childhood or vibrant festivities, as well as to scenes of destruction or death.

The greatest insight I brought away from ‘Malinche’ was a decoupling of the original Quetzalcoatl belief system from the subsequent belief system whose name I do not know based upon human sacrifice.

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This book has the potential to be amazing but the fact that I struggled through it on a beach vacation no less Customers who bought this item also bought. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

This is a decidedly Mexican novel.

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Please try again later. One Comment Thanks for the warning. She felt humiliated, sad, alone, and she could not figure how to let the frustration from nalinche being, how to cast her grief to the wind, how to change her decision to be present in this world.

Add both to Cart Add both to List. I have a esquive, it would be a very profound and powerful experience. See 1 question about Malinche….