Salvador de Madariaga

Salvador de Madariaga

El corazón de piedra verde

El corazón de piedra verde / The Heart of Jade

Novel , 1941


Pages: 544

Set in the conquest and colonization of America, it portrays Latin American life in Mexico, Peru, Venezuela or Cuba through the family adventures of the Esquiveles and the Manriques. Two destinations linked sentimentally and familiarly that will be intertwined with historical figures such as Moctezuma or Hernán Cortés.

The story depicts the daily life of the ancient Aztec people, both the commoners (servants, traders and warriors) and the upper classes (priests, nobles, and government officials).