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This was a very engaging novel and if not Greene's most well known book it may be one of his best.
In this book Greene was able to achieve a very masterful dialog, and he developed so powerful an memorable characters.
The Smiths portray the paradigmatical naivete of Americans, but also the decency and cleannes of good people.
brilliant novel based on historical facts.graham greene books are worthy of great literaturePublished 9 days ago by savvy shopper
Very pleased with the quality of book and how well wrapped for protection and that it was sent quicklyPublished 17 days ago by Candy
I didn't enjoy this novel quite as much as commentators such as Anthony Bourdain indicated I would; not as much, for example, as 'Our Man In Havana' or 'The Ministry of Fear'. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Chris Bell
Good overview of the terrible history of Haiti and Papa Doc years, to be followed (of course) by Baby Doc. Greene paints a vivid picture. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Asta Crowe
Greene has mixed a world-weariness with an understanding of the tragedy of Haiti in the '50's. His characters, both Haitian and European, are clearly realized and unforgettable,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. Mulkey
This is up there with 'Our Man in Havana'. You can feel it,taste it and re-re-read it. Simply fine work.Published 8 months ago by T Wall
I haven't read a Graham Greene book for many years, after reading this I remember why he is one of my favourite authors. Pure class, great mix of plot, action and narrative. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Melissa