Quiet American Centenary Edition

Greene, Graham

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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 naïve optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler finds it hard to stand and watch.

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Publish Date: 07/10/2004

Description

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

**One of the BBC’s 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

Additional information

Weight 170 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 129 mm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

180

Language

English

Edition

Centenary Edition

Dewey

823.912 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K