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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.

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The Underdogs: A Novel of the Mexican Revolution by Mariano Azuela

As well undereogs 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. With a concise, unsympathetic tone, Azuela takes us along with this band of outcasts as they move along the hills of the country, seemingly struggling for a cause whose leader changes from day to night.


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The story takes place during the Mexican Revolution. I read about three chapters, but decided that because of the language, I wouldn’t continue. Required reading for my English class. See all books by Mariano Azuela.

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What do they gain from each other? Published May 8th by Book Jungle first published Bookwoman67 rated it did not like it Jun 22, Illustrations were drawn by Jose Clemente Azuelone of the most famous muralists of the era.

After reading a history of the Mexican Revolution, I was hoping to find a fictionalized version of it that would enhance my understanding of the events that took place. He wrote novels, works for theatre and literary criticism.

Aziela Azuela regard the betrayal of the revolution as inevitable, or does he see an alternative? Does Azuela do enough to represent the position of women in Mexican society and in the revolution?

The Underdogs – A Novel of the Mexican Revolution

An uncompromising artist, Azuela eschewed such simplicity. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


InAzuela moved to Mexico City, where he continued to write and practice medicine for the rest of his life. He escapes to the mountains and forms a group of rebels who support the Mexican Revolution. I was interested in the story.

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He sees his actions as having made little difference. Brentanno’s First translation based on edition Principia Press Trinity University new translation based on edition University of California Press translation based on the original version Penguin Based on edition Signet Reprint of Brentanno’s edition.

He has forebodings of his destiny, and the last scene of the book leaves him azudla his rifle with deathly accuracy, alone and extremely outnumbered by his enemies. How would you shoot the scene? We don’t know of any other translations in which Munguia participated afterwards.