Literature Graham Greene The Quiet American

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The Quiet American

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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.

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Praise for the movie: ""The Quiet American is a towering achievement with a soul-baring performance by Michael Caine that deserves the highest praise." -- "Rolling Stone "The Quiet American [is] Phillip Noyce's superbly controlled, passionate adaptation of Graham Greene's 1955 novel about political and romantic treachery in 1950s Vietnam." -- "Entertainment Weekly Praise for Graham Greene: "A great writer who spoke brilliantly to a whole generation. Prophet-like." -- Alec Guinness "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 "One of the finest writers of any language." -- "Washington Post "There has been no novel of any political scope about Vietnam since Graham Greene wrote The Quiet American." -- "Harper's


'A great writer who spoke brilliantly to a whole generation. Prophet-like.' (Alec Guinness)

'A master of storytelling.' (The Times)

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Graham Greene
Published by VINTAGE (2002)
ISBN 10: 0099450054 ISBN 13: 9780099450054
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