In the 16th century, during the Spanish colonisation of Latin America, the young Inca boy Cantuña grows up in Ecuador. He studies to become an architect, and gets the chance to build a church for the Franciscan Order. However, an 'indian' who builds a church is not appreciated by everyone. A Franciscan man tries to sabotage Cantuñas work. Then, help is offered by a very unexpected character, if Cantuña is willing to pay the price he asks...
Historical fiction, based on the most popular legend from Quito, Ecuador.
- 47 pages of text
- 170 unique words
- total number of words: 2680
- written in present tense
- with a glossary after every chapter
- there is a list of historical facts at the end of every chapter
- Neutral Spanish with several typical Ecuadorian words and expressions.
- setting: Ecuador (Quito)
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