By David Stacton
First released in 1960, A sign Victory used to be David Stacton's 8th novel, and the 1st in what he envisaged as an 'American Triptych.' during this commencing panel Stacton paints a brilliant photograph of the influence of 2 nice civilisations upon every one other.
Guerrero used to be a Spanish soldier, shipwrecked at the beaches of Yucatan. Years later the Spaniards got here as conquerors - yet by way of this time Guerrero was once a prince, had married a king's daughter, and will be a spearhead of resistance to the white-skinned invaders from the west. A sign Victory is Guerrero's tale - that of a guy who discovered the place his precise loyalties lay, and pursued them to their inevitable end.
'A unusual, outlandish, fearsomely clever novel: it has absorbed into its texture a few of the hieratic society which it depicts with such brilliance.' Telegraph
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