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Our Man in Havana


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Graham Greene?s classic Cuban spy story, now with a new package and a new introduction

First published in 1959, Our Man in Havana is an espionage thriller, a penetrating character study, and a political satire that still resonates today. Conceived as one of Graham Greene?s ?entertainments,? it tells of MI6?s man in Havana, Wormold, a former vacuum-cleaner salesman turned reluctant secret agent out of economic necessity. To keep his job, he files bogus reports based on Lamb?s Tales from Shakespeare and dreams up military installations from vacuum-cleaner designs. Then his stories start coming disturbingly true.

Date Nov-1958
ISBN13 9780670531417
Publisher Viking
Formats Print / eBook / Audio
Pages 6
Genre General Fiction
Sub-Genres Hard-Boiled
Awards 1958 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*), 2015 Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)