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The Quiet American

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Discover Graham Green's prescient political masterpiece

'The novel that I love the most is The Quiet American' Ian McEwan

Into the intrigue and violence of 1950s Indo-China comes CIA agent Alden Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naive optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, finds it hard to stand aside and watch.

But even as he intervenes he wonders why: for the greater good, or something altogether more complicated?

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZADIE SMITH


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Publisher: Random House
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OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781409017400
  • File size: 1065 KB
  • Release date: October 2, 2010

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781409017400
  • File size: 2123 KB
  • Release date: October 2, 2010

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OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Discover Graham Green's prescient political masterpiece

'The novel that I love the most is The Quiet American' Ian McEwan

Into the intrigue and violence of 1950s Indo-China comes CIA agent Alden Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naive optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, finds it hard to stand aside and watch.

But even as he intervenes he wonders why: for the greater good, or something altogether more complicated?

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZADIE SMITH


Expand title description text