The Time of the Hero (Paperback)
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The Time of the Hero (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 23/01/1995
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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 skill.' Sunday Telegraph

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571173204
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 297 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 24 mm
Edition: Main

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