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Old 12-02-2010, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Siam Sam View Post
Yes, I like it lots. I can see where it may not be everyone's cup of tea, though. It may help that I've studied the Aztecs formally and visited a pyramid or two in Mexico City and so am already a bit familiar with their brutality. "Peaceful natives" my eye!

I plan to check out Jennings' The Journeyer later this month.
I am just finishing up The Journeyer, and did enjoy it. I will say that it is a bit more graphic than Aztec.

Jennings books are very entertaining. For me, they are a very good mix of "real" history, very colorful characters, and smut.

I noticed that some of the reviews of Jennings books, Journeyer, in particular, were critical of him including hetro and/or homosexual scenes in these books. I tend not to agree. I think that these scenes help create a level of realism and help the reader develop a better sense of what it was like to live back then.