CAPTAIN PANTOJA AND THE SPECIAL SERVICE
Publisher: New York:Harper & Row Publishers
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
New York:Harper & Row, Publishers. (1978). 1st edition, stated. 244pp. Translated from the Spanish by Greegory Kolovakos and Ronald Christ. Hardcover with dust jacket. Blue boards lightly soiled along back bottom edge, with dust soiling to top page edges. Internally, pages clean and bright. The dust jacket is slightly soiled with wear to edges and edge points (including small chips and tears). Overall, a very good, clean copy. *"Both a farce and a fable, Captain Pantoja and the Special Service marks a new direction in the literary development of Mario Vargas Llosa. Here, through a wonderfully comic montage of letters, military documents, radio broadcasts, dream sequences and dialogue, the author combines political satire with psychology, social criticism with humor, morality with unroarious sexuality."