This delightful farce opens as the prim and proper Captain Pantoja learns he is to be sent to Peru's Amazon frontier on a secret mission for the army-to provide females for the amorous recruits. Side-splitting complications arise as world of Captain Pantoja's remarkable achievements start to spread.
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Mario Vargas Llosa was born in Peru in 1936. He is the author of some of the last half-century's most important novels, including The War of the End of the World, The Feast of the Goat, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter and Conversation in the Cathedral. In 2010 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Language Notes:
Text: English, Spanish (translation)
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060144947
Book Description Harper & Row. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060144947 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0946969
Book Description Harper & Row, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060144947