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He wrote novels, works for theatre and literary criticism. However, inin the counterrevolution led by Victoriano Huerta, Madero was assassinated and Azuela joined the rebel forces of Pancho Villa.

James from the New York Times in [2] so the translation project went on and was released in by Brentanno’s Books, at the time, the largest bookstore chain in the US.

Denise rated it did not like it Jan 21, Demetrio Macias is the leader of a group fighting against the federal forces. Please try again later. Not one of my favorite reads, but Azuela gives his reader’s an inside look at the lives of those who fought in the revolution. Elvira Bianchi rated it did not like it Sep 27, I mean yeah it showed me how war can destroy soldiers and eventually it’s all they’ve ever seemed to know.

The Underdogs

The revolution benefits the poor, the ignorant, who all his life has been a slave, the unfortunate who do not know if they are is because the rich becomes the tears, sweat and blood of the poor in gold.


I read it for the school. Also by Mariano Azuela. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Do these traits remain consistent throughout the novel? I was interested in the story.

No lo recomiendo sencillamente porque no es mi estilo de literatura y la historia no engancha tanto, a pesar de ser un tema interesante.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Emily rated it did not like it Feb 19, Books by Mariano Azuela.

He began… More about Mariano Azuela. Michael Harper rated it did not like it Jan 21, American undeerdogs may remember his ‘The underdogs.

The fiery idealism that has scorched the foundations of power now threatens to erupt into an inferno of anarchic rage, and the revolution that the common people had hailed as a blessing seems likely to transform into the blackest of curses. Azuela, who sided with the Maderistas, briefly served the Madero regime as chief of political affairs in Lagos de Moreno.

What do they gain from each other? As well as bringing this edition to life, [7] she is likely to bear the most part or even supervise the translation, Munguia being only a facade by the Mexican Government, as she participated in translating other Azuela novels, such as Marcela.

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Victoriano Huerta is an accomplished marksman who fights to change his country, but by the end of the novel he is not sure why he keeps on fighting. Stay in Touch Sign up. SSR josh 1 2 Sep 30, Principia Press Trinity University new translation based on edition University of California Press translation based on the original version Penguin Qzuela on edition.


The Underdogs – A Novel of the Mexican Revolution

Vold Kira rated it did not like it Jun 23, Segio Weisman did another one for Penguin Books in Read it Forward Read it first.

Azuela did not spend any time making the characters interesting or even likable; the book was so quick that characters came in and out with hardly any real concept of who they were and in what context of the revolution they fought.

Azuela provided very little background to the revolution, unedrdogs could be a good thing, but by still paralleling his plot with actual people and places, his failure to provide any context made the book annoying. Brentanno’s First translation based on edition Principia Press Trinity University new translation based on edition University undedogs California Press translation based on the original version Penguin Based on edition Signet Reprint of Brentanno’s edition.

Robe published by the University of California Press in also offered a new translation based on the original serial edition. After becoming a doctor inAzuela divided his energies between medical practice and writing.