The Time of The Hero
Mario Vargas Llosa
The Time of the Hero
New York: Grove Press, 1966.
Immaculate copy with unfaded DJ.
The internationally acclaimed author's first novel about life and rebellion at a Peruvian military academy.
"The book caused a scandal in the author's native Peru, and a thousand copies were burned in an official ceremony at the Leoncio Prado Military Academy, which is the setting for the novel. That same year the book was awarded the Biblioteca Breve Prize, an award given to the best new work of fiction in the Spanish language."