Our Man in Havana
|Author:||Graham Greene; Gabriel García Márquez (Introduction by); Christopher Hitchens (Introduction by)|
|Series:||Vintage Classics Ser.|
First published in 1959 against the backdrop of the Cold War, Our Man in Havana remains one of Graham Greene's most widely read novels. It is an espionage thriller, a penetrating character study, and a political satire of government intelligence that still resonates today. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by Christopher Hitchens.
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS 20031208
'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.