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Time of the Hero, the (1963) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

The Time of the Hero 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 dicipline, confinement and boredom. But their pranks set off a cycle of betrayal, murder and revenge which jeopardizes the entire military heirarchy.

Original title: La Ciudad y los Perros
Original languages: Spanish


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionYouth (rebellion, Angst, Coming Of Age)

Edition #1: The Time of the Hero

The Time of the Hero (1966)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: English translation
Translated by: Lysander Kemp
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Manifested in:

The Time of the Hero (2004)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571173209
Pages: 409

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