I’m excited to review this book today because I’m betting it’s one you haven’t heard of. I personally love when people tell me about a book that was not on my radar at all, and it’s even better when I really enjoy the book. There are just a lot of books coming out all the time. It’s hard to keep up with all of them. This book was actually chosen by a woman in my book club. I’m really excited to introduce this to you, in hopes that you haven’t heard of it or read it. I picked my copy up on Amazon, but it is also available on Barnes & Noble and possibly other places as well.
David Steven's Sin Perdón Acquiescence With Murder (The Wholesale Betrayal of Ferdinand Maximilian) is a book full of interesting information and history I never learned in school. I've always been fascinated by history, especially that of other people and other cultures and learning about Ferdinand Maximilian was no different. This book is well written and easy to follow, even for people like me who were completely unfamiliar with anything having to do with Mexican history. My favorite parts of this book were the letters, those first-hand accounts from the people who actually lived these events, and also the pictures of the people too. This book is full of details that are so small and intricate I'm sure it took Mr. Stevens a very long time to piece it all together but I'm glad that he did because what we're left with is this rich accounting of history and how it all pieced together to help shape the Mexico that exists today.