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1''Captain Pantoja and the Special Service'' (Spanish name: ''Pantaleón y las visitadoras'') is a short novel of Creator/MarioVargasLlosa about an army captain send to the jungle with a mission: to form a professional team of “visitadoras” (that is, prostitutes) to alleviate the troops’ needs. Basically, a mobile RedLightDistrict. Hilarity ensues.²²In other words, the same things he critiziced in ''Literature/TheTimeOfTheHero'', this time {{played for laughs}}.²²----²!!Tropes found in the book:²²* AllMenArePerverts: Constantly played with. It’s even more obvious at the end, when we see a lot of previous masculine characters with prostitutes.²* BandOfBrothels²* EasyEvangelism²* TheFundamentalist²* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Not gold, per se, but almost all the "visitadoras" are in fact very likeable (as in personality).²* HungryJungle: The jungle engulfs everyone in it and drives them slowly insane, proven by the soldiers’ horniness and the Arc sect.²* JapaneseRanguage: By a Chinese. Oh well.²* LawfulStupid: Pantoja. He stands to his orders even if that’s bad for him.²* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Most of the "visitadoras".²* ReassignedToAntarctica: [[spoiler:Pantoja, at the end]].²* RedLightDistrict²* TalkShow²* UnusualEuphemism: "Visitadoras".²* WriteWhatYouKnow: WordOfGod says the story is based on fact. Make of that what you will.²----


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