Search Results: "Tintin Pantoja"


BOOK REVIEW

WHO IS AC? by Hope Larson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 16, 2013

"The story needs sequels; if they are provided, readers will want to return to Lin and Barnhurst for more. (Graphic fantasy. 12-16)"
This origin story of an unlikely teen superhero will have readers begging for more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TINTIN IN THE NEW WORLD by Frederic Tuten
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 21, 1993

"But, alas, he does, and the reader must suffer through his arch prose, with its pretentiously elevated diction."
Like Tallien (1988), etc., Tuten's latest is conceptually interesting and quite the rage—a post-mod mix of high and low culture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAPTAIN PANTOJA AND THE SPECIAL SERVICE by Mario Vargas Llosa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 9, 1977

"The quasi-scientific posturings of the modern military mind do come off smartly, but the satire is so local, tailored to such modest dimensions, that this is a book which seems forever to be clearing its throat before trying to involve us once again."
Plugged in together here are Vargas Llosa's two favorite thematic wires, prostitution and the military; the music that results is of a much lighter variety than the basso profundo of his earlier books. Read full book review >