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Captain Pantoja and the Special Service

(1978)
A novel by

 
 
This delightful farce opens as the prim and proper Captain Pantoja learns he is to be sent to Peru's Amazon frontier on a secret mission for the army--to provide females for the amorous recruits. Side-splitting complications arise as world of Captain Pantoja's remarkable achievements start to spread.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

October 1978 : UK Hardback
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Title: Captain Pantoja and the Special Service
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-224-01624-5 / 978-0-224-01624-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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January 1978 : USA Hardback
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Title: Captain Pantoja and the Special Service
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-06-014494-7 / 978-0-06-014494-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper & Row
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Paperback Editions

October 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: Captain Pantoja and the Special Service: A Novel
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-374-52236-7 / 978-0-374-52236-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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June 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Captain Pantoja and the Special Service
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
ISBN: 0-571-14818-2 / 978-0-571-14818-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Kindle Editions

December 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Captain Pantoja and the Special Service
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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March 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Captain Pantoja and the Special Service: A Novel
Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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