Time of the Hero

Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa


A powerful social satire which outraged the authorities of the author's native Peru, where 1000 copies were publicly burned.


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The Time of the Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa is 'a work of undeniable power and skill' (Sunday Telegraph) set in a military academy in Lima, focusing on a group of cadets whose pranks set of a cycle of betrayal, murder and revenge which jeopardizes the entire military hierarchy.

With novels including The War of the End of the World, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, The Notebooks of Don Rigoberto and The Feast of the Goat, Mario Vargas Llosa has established an international reputation as one of the Latin America's most important authors.

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  • : 9780571173204
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : 0.301
  • : January 1995
  • : 198mm X 126mm X 24mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : Mario Vargas Llosa
  • : Paperback
  • : Main
  • : 863
  • : 384