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Mario Vargas Llosa • 43 Items / 20 Books, 18 Articles, 5 Reviews
Captain Pantoja and the Special Service (1978)
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    From the ribald to the bureaucratic (Review)
    Captain Pantoja and the Special Service, by Mario Vargas Llosa
    1. Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa
    Commonweal, June 8, 1979, p. 346
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    A Very Special Service (Review)
    Captain Pantoja and the Special Service, by Mario Vargas Llosa
    1. Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The Nation, April 1, 1978, p. 377
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    Books in Brief (Review)
    Captain Pantoja and the Special Service, by Mario Vargas Llosa
    1. Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa
    National Review, July 7, 1978, p. 852
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    The New Republic Moves Uptown (Review)
    Captain Pantoja and the Special Service, by Mario Vargas Llosa
    1. Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The New Republic, May 20, 1978, p. 36
  5. Books
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    Servicing the Army (Review)
    Captain Pantoja and the Special Service, by Mario Vargas Llosa
    1. Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The Saturday Review, February 4, 1978, p. 32
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    The Good Soldier (2 Reviews)
    Sergeant Getulio, by Joao Ubaldo Ribeiro
    1. Sergeant Getulio by Joao Ubaldo Ribeiro
    2. Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1979, pp. 634-635
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    The Vale of Laughter (3 Reviews)
    The World According to Garp, by John Irving
    1. The World According to Garp by John Irving
    2. The Pardoner's Tale by John Wain
    3. Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The New Statesman, October 20, 1978, p. 519
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    The Claims of Mischief (5 Reviews)
    The Buenos Aires Affair, by Manuel Puig
    1. The Buenos Aires Affair by Manuel Puig
    2. Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig
    3. In Evil Hour by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    4. The Cubs and Other Stories by Mario Vargas Llosa
    5. Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The New York Review of Books, January 24, 1980, pp. 43-46
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    Brooks from "El Boom" (6 Reviews)
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, by Stephen Minta
    1. Gabriel Garcia Marquez by Stephen Minta
    2. A Change of Skin by Carlos Fuentes
    3. On Poets and Others by Octavio Paz
    4. The Perpetual Orgy by Mario Vargas Llosa
    5. The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta by Mario Vargas Llosa
    6. Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa
    Encounter, September/October 1987, pp. 56-60