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Our Man in Havana Graham Greene

Our Man in Havana By Graham Greene

Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene


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Summary

Graham Greene's blackly comic espionage thriller, set amid the vice and squalor of pre-revolutionary Havana.

Our Man in Havana Summary

Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene

Life in pre-revolutionary Cuba is not easy and James Wormold, a failing vacuum cleaner salesman, is struggling to fund the increasingly lavish lifestyle of his manipulative sixteen year-old daughter, Milly. So when an enigmatic Englishman offers him an extra income in return for a little spying, he is sorely tempted . . . But when the fake reports he's been sending to London start to come true, Havana suddenly becomes a very dangerous place indeed.

Both a brilliant Cold War thriller and hilarious work of satire, Our Man in Havana is Graham Greene's classic tale of an accidental spy, and a truly gripping read.

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About Graham Greene

Graham Greene was born in Berkhamstead, England in 1904. The fourth of six children, he was educated at Berkhamstead school, where his father was headmaster, and then at Oxford University. He went on to work as a journalist for The Times where he met Vivien Dayrell-Browning, who was instrumental in his conversion to Catholicism. They married in 1927 and had two children. Greene's first novel, The Man Within (1929), was favourably received and kick-started a prolific writing career that included the novels Brighton Rock (1938) and Our Man in Havana (1958), short stories, biographies, plays and travel books, as well as film criticism. Considered one of the leading novelists of his generation, he was shortlisted for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1967. Greene died in Switzerland in April 1991.

Additional information

GOR008993772
9781509828043
1509828044
Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
20170727
264
N/A
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