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The Quiet American - Graham Greene
The Quiet American
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140185003 (0140185003)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune rated it
3.5 The Quiet American
Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm. The Quiet American is Greene's exploration of relationships and politics against the backdrop of th...
jwilley44 rated it
4.0 The Quiet American
I was expecting more of a spy novel with this one. No, I did not read the back cover or reviews or really anything about this book. I suppose my prejudice stemmed from something I (miss?)read about Graham Greene. However, I was pleasantly surprised with this book and really enjoyed it. Some passages...
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Crash My Book Party rated it
4.5 I already know this review will make no sense.
But here you go, you can have it anyway. It's not often I close a book and have absolutely no idea what to put in my review. I thought this novel was pretty close to brilliant, but I feel like - I don't know - there's more to this than I even understand. I know what happened and I could tell you, ...
Edward rated it
4.0 The Quiet American
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5.0 The Quiet American review
I like complicated moral conundrums like the one in this book so I'll be reading the other Greene novels I have here at home. He apparently didn't think much of his own style but I'll have to respectfully disagree since I think his prose is just perfect for the kind of stories he tells. He reminds m...
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