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By Anna Lanyon

ISBN-10: 1741147085

ISBN-13: 9781741147087

It is1596 and in Mexico the Inquisition is at its best. a tender guy trembles in his mobilephone as he prays for salvation, torn among the Christianity he used to be schooled in and his ancestral religion. What heresies will the Holy place of work discover? Can he safeguard his mom and sisters?

He is Luis de Carvajal. His forbears had fled the Inquisition in Spain to Portugal after which from there to the recent global. however the lives they struggle to rebuild as conversos in Mexico are only as perilous, for the Inquisition is set to root out heretics all through its nation-states. Luis's quest for real religion unfolds a annoying and relocating narrative, as he and his family's spirit and ingenuity are validated back and again.

Anna Lanyon's Malinche's Conquest was once presented and commonly translated, and was once via The New global of Martin Cortes. Fire and Song additionally indicates her because the historian whose chronicles from modern stories are so bright that readers believe witness to the dramatic occasions and intimate moments of person lives, woven deftly into the cloth in their occasions to light up the larger ancient photo. Fire and Song provides a global with out the human rights and tolerance we take with no consideration this present day; but the insights stay all too pertinent - into the facility of religion, the tangled knot of spiritual and political pursuits, and human longing for identification, belonging and spirituality.

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