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The quiet American (Centenary [ed.])

By: Greene, Graham

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0099478390 / 9780099478393
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'A great writer who spoke brilliantly to a whole generation. Prophet-like' Alec Guinness 20040624

Into the intrigue and violence of Indo-China comes 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 sake of politics, or for love?


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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