Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition (2004)
9780143039020originally published 1955
The Quiet American is a somewhat metaphorical novel which should be read in the context of the political scene in
Reporting the conflicts in
Solid analyses of this novel are everywhere to be found on the Internet and in several books, so I won’t even attempt to go there, but interestingly, even though he was writing in 1955, Greene was able to foresee the quagmire caused by
It’s an amazing book, definitely one not to be missed. Greene is one of those writers whose works you cannot forget once you’ve read them. Highly recommended and one of my favorites for this year.