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The Quiet American
By: Graham Greene
Pages: 180
Published: 1955
Genre(s): Historical Fiction
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZADIE SMITH 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...

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67th on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian