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Our Man in Havana

by Graham Greene

Random House UK | May 22, 2001 | Trade Paperback

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Mr. 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 becoming disturbingly true.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 pages, 7.75 × 5.07 × 0.65 in

Published: May 22, 2001

Publisher: Random House UK

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0099286084

ISBN - 13: 9780099286080

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Our Man in Havana

by Graham Greene

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 pages, 7.75 × 5.07 × 0.65 in

Published: May 22, 2001

Publisher: Random House UK

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0099286084

ISBN - 13: 9780099286080

From the Publisher

Mr. 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 becoming disturbingly true.

From the Jacket

"Comical, satirical, atmospherical." - Daily Telegraph

"Graham Greene had wit and grace and character and story and a transcendent universal compassion that places him for all time in the ranks of world literature." - John Le Carré

"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

About the Author

Graham Greene (1904-1991) worked as a journalist and critic, and was later employed by the foreign office. His many books include The Third Man, The Comedians and Travels with My Aunt. He is the subject of an acclaimed three-volume biography by Norman Sherry.

Editorial Reviews

"Comical, satirical, atmospherical." - Daily Telegraph

"Graham Greene had wit and grace and character and story and a transcendent universal compassion that places him for all time in the ranks of world literature." - John Le Carré

"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
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