Simon Levack

Simon Levack

in The United Kingdom
January 01, 1965



Simon Levack is a British author of historical mystery novels set in Precolumbian Mexico on the eve of the Spanish colonization of the Americas and feature as the protagonist Yaotl, a fictitious slave to Tlilpotonqui, the Cihuacóatl or chief minister in the Aztec state of Tenochtitlan under Hueyi Tlatoani, or Emperor, Moctezuma II. Demon of the Air won the Debut Dagger Award, given by the UK Crime Writers' Association, in 2000. He has also published short stories in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine featuring the same character and setting. His work has been noted for its historical detail, complex plotting, humour and often graphic violence. He has acknowledged australian historian and anthropologist Inga Clendinnen and the work of Bernardi ...more

Average rating: 3.46 · 228 ratings · 33 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Demon of the Air (Aztec Mur...

3.41 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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The Shadow of the Lords (Az...

3.40 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2005 — 8 editions
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City of Spies (Aztec Murder...

3.44 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Tribute of Death (Aztec Mur...

4.36 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Demon of the Air The Shadow of the Lords City of Spies Tribute of Death
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