Search Results: "Mauricio D'Tejada"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 23, 2001

"Although not without some novel conceits, this seems to lose its main focus early on and sinks like an ill-made vessel in the ocean of its own verbiage."
This slight compendium charts the most significant nautical journeys of ancient world, providing some modern insights into their navigational techniques and offering up a hodgepodge of mythological explication to keep the text afloat. Read full book review >

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THE COUNT OF SAN FILIPPO by Mauricio D'Tejada
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 15, 2013

"A sometimes-engaging horror tale, hampered by an undercooked plot."
A creepy aristocrat who recently arrived in town turns out to be a hungry vampire on the prowl in this debut horror yarn set in an unspecified Latin-American country. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Eminently tellable, all the stories have refrains and songs sure to get audiences joining in. (Folklore. 7-12)"
Known for Mexican and Mexican-American stories, Hayes reaches beyond his usual borders and finds a strong new source of tales in Cuba. Read full book review >