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By Joel D. Hirst

Anything is afoul within the progressive Socialist Republic of Venezuela. regardless of nutrition shortages, blackouts and the negative violence, El Comandante's iron grip is greater than ever. Newly embellished Lieutenant Juan Marco Machado lovingly caresses his glossy AK-103 as he thinks approximately his advertising and what he will be prepared to do to guard his revolution, and his place. he's approximately to determine it truly is greater than he ever may have believed. Doña Esmeralda is in hassle. Ordered to illustrate her unity for the revolution and open her colonial mansion (in which she rigorously protects her lifeless husband's ghost) to the barrio dwellers, she comes to a decision she is left with out selection yet to devise a counterrevolution. in the meantime, Freddy, an American highschool scholar is propelled through his mom and dad to wait a socialist early life summit in Venezuela, pitting him opposed to Pancho Randelli, a freedom activist and chief of the suffering pupil flow. And so the fates of 4 everyone is approximately to be intertwined inside a rustic plunged into revolution. The Lieutenant of San Porfirio is the compelling tale approximately 4 humans looking to locate themselves less than the chilling pall of socialism. humans from diversified backgrounds and around the hemisphere will locate whatever to like, in addition to anything deeply worrying, during this new magical realism twist on a South American vintage style, the dictator novel.

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