Praise for the movie:
""The Quiet American is a towering achievement with a soul-baring performance by Michael Caine that deserves the highest praise." -- "Rolling Stone
"The Quiet American [is] Phillip Noyce's superbly controlled, passionate adaptation of Graham Greene's 1955 novel about political and romantic treachery in 1950s Vietnam." -- "Entertainment Weekly
Praise for Graham Greene:
"A great writer who spoke brilliantly to a whole generation. Prophet-like." -- Alec Guinness
"A superb storyteller...he had a talent for depicting local colour, a keen sense of the dramatic, an eye for dialogue, and skill in pacing his prose." -- "New York Times
"One of the finest writers of any language." -- "Washington Post
"There has been no novel of any political scope about Vietnam since Graham Greene wrote The Quiet American." -- "Harper's
Into the intrigue and violence of Indo-China comes Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious "Third Force". As his naive optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend, Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, finds it hard to stand aside and watch.
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Descripción VINTAGE, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0099450054