Throughout Mexican history, Malinalli has been reviled for her betrayal of the Indian people. However, recent historical research has shown that her role was much more complex; she was the mediator between two cultures, Hispanic and Native American, and two languages, Spanish and Nahuatl.
Bursting with lyricism and vivid imagery, Malinche finally unveils the truth behind this legendary love affair.
©2006 Laura Esquivel; (P)2006 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.
"Esquivel details richly imagined complications for a woman trapped between the ancient Mexicas civilization and the Spaniards." (Publishers Weekly)
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