|Stainless Steel Rat for President, the (1982) [Novel]|
by Harry Harrison
Rating: Weighted - 7.5 / Average - 7.5 of 10 (6 votes) (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!
Series: Stainless Steel Rat, the
The fifth Rat novel. Angelina and diGriz plan a belated honeymoon on the planet Paraiso. Here, the corrupt dictator, General Julio Zapilote, is about to have himself re-elected in another rigged election. Jim and Angelina decide to become involved in the election themselves, putting up a disguised diGriz as their candidate, and fighting Zapilote at his own game with their criminal skills.
This novel satirizes the goings on of corrupt South American states, with the Rat championing the cause of the oppressed. It was adapted into a comic book series.
Original title: The Stainless Steel Rat for President
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Humorous, Parody and Comedy
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Mystery and Detectives