Madrid: Alfaguara, 1999. First Edition. Paperback. 326p., wrps. New. Item #4289
"Pantaleón y las visitadoras" is a novel that centers around Pantaleón Pantoja, a recently promoted army captain with a top-secret mission to establish a prostitution service for the Armed Forces of Peru. Always a loyal soldier, Pantaleón travels to the middle of the jungle to carry out his mission. His enthusiasm, however, endangers the very scheme he has put into motion. This work was originally published in 1973, and later made into a film.