New Book Review “The Burning of San Porfirio”

Porfirio Cover“The novel follows the stories of the two men. When the dictator dies, Machado makes his play for supreme power and Pancho is released under amnesty into a world he hardly recognizes. Pancho journeys through a country now riven by civil unrest as Machado and his rival the vice-president fight it out. But whilst it is a physical journey, Pancho’s journey is also in some ways a modern-day secular pilgrim’s progress. Pancho encounters a series of temptations on his travels in his search for political and personal enlightenment.” Read the full review here.

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About Joel D. Hirst

Joel D. Hirst is a novelist and a playwright, author of the recently released novel "Lords of Misrule" about jihad in the Sahara. Joel has also written "The Lieutenant of San Porfirio" and its sequel "The Burning of San Porfirio".
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