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The Quiet American


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CENTENARY EDITION WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY ZADIE SMITH'A great writer who spoke brilliantly to a whole generation. Prophet-like' Alec Guinness

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Graham Greene was born in 1904. He worked as a journalist and critic, and in 1940 became literary editor of the Spectator. He was later employed by the Foreign Office. As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography, two of biography and four books for children. He also wrote hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. He died in April 1991.


The novel that I love the most is The Quiet American -- Ian McEwan
There has been no novel of any political scope about Vietnam since Graham Greene wrote The Quiet American * Harper's *
A master of storytelling * The Times *
One of the finest writers of any language * Washington Post *
A superb storyteller - he had a talent for depicting local colour, a keen sense of the dramatic, an eye for dialogue, and skill in pacing his prose * New York Times *

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