The Quiet American.

Greene, Graham.

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His famous novel that helps us understand the American invovement in Indo-China is one that everyone should read before their holiday in Vietnam. Pyle, the young, idealistic American, believes that belief is more important than peace, ideas more vital than people.


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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 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...

Book Details

Author Greene, Graham.
Format PB
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Imprint Vintage Classics
Number of Pages 208
Publish Date 1/10/2004
Catalogue Nov18
Catalogue book number 206