The Golden Empire

Ebook $18.99

Random House | Aug 23, 2011 | 672 Pages | ISBN 9781588369048

  • Ebook$18.99

    Random House | Aug 23, 2011 | 672 Pages | ISBN 9781588369048

Praise

Advance praise for The Golden Empire
 
“One of history’s greatest upheavals plays out as melodrama and picaresque in this rousing saga of the founding of Spain’s Latin American empire. . . . This story of the desperadoes who stole a hemisphere makes for gripping, old-fashioned narrative history, grand in scope and colorful in detail.”—Publishers Weekly

Praise for Hugh Thomas’s Rivers of Gold
 
“Magisterial . . . a grand and sweeping account of the world’s transformation half a millennium ago.”—The New York Times Book Review
 
“Big, bold, informative, and meticulously researched. It is the kind of ‘history in the grand manner’ for which Thomas . . . is famous.”—The Washington Post
 
“A larger-than-life mural, at once ruthless, expansive, and colorful.”—The Boston Globe
 
“Thomas is a master of the two staples of well-written histories: character and plot.”—The Miami Herald

“Majestic . . . thrilling prose.”—The San Diego Union-Tribune


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