THE TIME OF THE HERO. Translated by Lysander Kemp. by…

THE TIME OF THE HERO. Translated by Lysander Kemp.

Edition: First edition in English

New York: Grove Press, 1966. Black cloth. Page edges lightly yellowed, lightly foxed, else fine. The white dust jacket is uncommonly nice, colours bright, only faint dust soiling, no chips, clips or tears - fine. The great Peruvian writer's first book to be translated into English. Set in the Leoncio Prado Military Academy, the book caused a scandal in Peru and a thousand copies of the 1962 original Spanish edition were ceremonially burned at the Academy. UK edition in 1967.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 8632
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