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Captain Pantoja and the Special Service

Plot

Captain Pantoja and the Special Service (Pantaleón y las visitadoras) is a short comedy novel written by Vargas Llosa in 1973. The novel tells the story about how the military shipped out prostitutes to the soldiers stationed deep in the Peruvian Amazon jungle.

The book has been made into a movie twice. The first one was co-produced by Mario Vargas Llosa in 1975, and the second one in 2000.

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Novels

Selected Novels of Mario Vargas Llosa Mario Vargas Llosas first novel, The Time of the Hero (La ciudad y los perros) was publiced 1963
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