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Recommended satire books (1)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into satire here are some satire books from Peru for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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The Time of the Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa EN

Rating: 4     4 Votes
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
The Time of the Hero has been acclaimed by critics around the world as one of the outstanding Spanish novels of recent decades. In the author's native Peru, this powerful social satire so outraged the authorities that a thousand copies were publicly burned. The novel is set in Leoncio Prado Military Academy in Lima, where a group of cadets attempt to break out of the vicious round of sadistic ragging, military discipline, confinement and boredom. But their pranks set off a cycle of betrayal, murder and revenge which jeopardizes the entire military hierarchy. 'A work of undeniable power and ski... continue
Genre Satire
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022


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