The Underdogs

The Underdogs

A Novel of the Mexican Revolution


Foreword by:
Translator: Sergio Waisman
Introduction by: Sergio Waisman
Notes by: Sergio Waisman

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Paperback
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$11.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143105275
  • 176 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

The greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution, in a brilliant new translation by an award-winning translator

The Underdogs is the first great novel about the first great revolution of the twentieth century. Demetrio Macias, a poor, illiterate Indian, must join the rebels to save his family. Courageous and charismatic, he earns a generalship in Pancho Villa?s army, only to become discouraged with the cause after it becomes hopelessly factionalized. At once a spare, moving depiction of the limits of political idealism, an authentic representation of Mexico?s peasant life, and a timeless portrait of revolution, The Underdogs is an iconic novel of the Latin American experience and a powerful novel about the disillusionment of war.

The Underdogs

The Underdogs

Mariano Azuela, Foreword by: Carlos Fuentes, Translator: Sergio Waisman, Introduction by: Sergio Waisman, Notes by: Sergio Waisman

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