The Shadow of the Strongman, Paperback / softback Book

The Shadow of the Strongman Paperback / softback


A searing novel of the post-1910 Mexican revolutionary era that itself challenged the Mexican political establishment, Guzman's The Shadow of the Strongman ( La Sombra del Caudillo ) stands beside Azuela's The Underdogs ( Los de abajo ) in the pantheon of Mexican fiction.

Unmasking the years of political intrigue and assassination that followed the Revolution, the novel was adapted in the 1960 film La Sombra del Caudillo , which was banned in Mexico for thirty years.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Fiction
  • ISBN: 9781624666278

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