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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Vargas Llosa tells the story through dreams, Army bulletins, newspaper stories, and a severely telescoped narrative (".| Read Full Review of Captain Pantoja and the Speci...
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