The Last of the 'Tzins – Historical Novel about the Conquest of Mexico
The Fair God or The Last of the 'Tzins is a magnificent tale of conflict between the Spanish Conquistadors and the Aztecs. The Cortez's conquest of Mexico is a central theme and this unique historical novel gives an account of the descent of the Aztec Empire. Lew Wallace (1827-1905) was an American lawyer, Union general in the American Civil War, politician, diplomat and author, best known for his historical adventure story, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, a bestselling novel that has been called "the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century." He wrote several historical novels and biographies of American generals.