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The Quiet American

by Graham Greene

While the French Army in Indo-China is grappling with the Vietminh, back in Saigon a young and high-minded American named Pyle begins to channel economic aid to a "Third Force." Caught between French colonialists and the Vietminh, Fowler, the narrator and seasoned foreign correspondent, observes: "I never knew a man who had better motives for all t...
Publish Date
2002
November 5
Goodreads rating
3.97
ISBN
9780142001387
Tags
fictionclassicshistorical-fiction
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
One of 70 must-read books.     source
Jul 23, 2013
Drama, romance, tragic history in SE Asia? I'm there! I re-read it frequently. Particularly when visiting Vietnam.     source