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Hija del Adelantado

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"Hija del Adelantado" is a captivating novel that delves into the complexities of life during the Spanish colonization of Central America. The story follows the journey of the protagonist, a young woman named Inés, who grapples with her identity as the daughter of a powerful conquistador. As she navigates love, betrayal, and political intrigue, Inés must confront the harsh realities of her society and decide where her loyalties truly lie.

José Milla y Vidaurre masterfully blends historical events with personal drama, creating a rich tapestry of characters and emotions. The narrative is both engaging and thought-provoking, exploring themes of power, privilege, and the clash of cultures. The vivid descriptions of the setting transport the reader to a vibrant and turbulent time in history, bringing the story to life in vivid detail.

Overall, "Hija del Adelantado" is a compelling read that will resonate with fans of historical fiction and those interested in exploring the complexities of identity and heritage. José Milla y Vidaurre's skillful storytelling and rich characterization make this novel a must-read for anyone looking for a powerful and thought-provoking literary experience.

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Novela histórica cuya trama se desarrolla en la época de la Colonia, en el siglo XVI, en la antigua capital del reino de Guatemala, cuando el Adelantado regresa a Guatemala, ya que por mandato de Su Majestad sería el nuevo gobernador. Llegó a la ciudad con su esposa e hija, que tienen una participación importante en el argumento del libro. Doña Beatriz de la Cueva, esposa del adelantado, su hija mestiza Leonor, princesa de Xicotencal, por quien, evidentemente, recibiese el título el libro.
Historical novel set in the Kingdom of Guatemala in the 1530s and 1540s, shortly after the Spanish Conquest.

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