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  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781407086699
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

Our Man In Havana




CENTENARY EDITION WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ

Wormold, a vacuum cleaner salesman, was short of money. His daughter had reached an expensive age - so he accepted Hawthorne's offer of $300-plus a month and became Agent 59200/5, M. I.6's man in Havana. To keep the job, Wormold pretends to recruit sub-agents and sends fake stories. Then the stories start coming disturbingly true...

  • Pub date: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781407086699
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the Author

Graham Greene

Graham Greene was born in 1904. He worked as a journalist and critic, and in 1940 became literary editor of the Spectator. He was later employed by the Foreign Office. As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography, two of biography and four books for children. He also wrote hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. He died in April 1991.

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Praise for Our Man In Havana

“'As comical, satirical, atmospherical an"entertainment" as he has given us'”

Daily Telegraph

“'No serious writer of this century has more thoroughly invaded and shaped the public imagination than did Graham Greene'”

Time

“'He had a sharp nose for trouble and injustice. In Our Man In Havana - a witty send-up of an agent's life - it was Cuba before Castro'”

Financial Times

“Nobody should be anywhere near power who hasn't read (or seen the film of) Our Man in Havana, a powerful satire on the silly world of spying by a man who had experienced it.”

Mail on Sunday

“Graham Greene was a profound and experimental stylist”

Time Out


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