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Our man in Havana

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MI6's man in Havana is Wormold, a former vacuum-cleaner salesman turned reluctant secret agent out of economic necessity. To keep his job, he files bogus reports based on Charles Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare and dreams up military installations from vacuum-cleaner designs. Then his stories start coming disturbingly true... 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. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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9780142438008
9781783192670
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Full title our man in havana
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Last Update 2018-06-24 04:18:04AM
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subject_facet Agents provocateurs -- England -- Drama, Criminal behavior -- Cuba -- Havana -- Drama, Electronic books, Havana (Cuba) -- Fiction, Humorous fiction, Intelligence service -- Fiction, Official secrets -- Cuba -- Havana -- Drama, Sales personnel -- England -- Drama, Satire, Spy stories, Swindlers and swindling -- Cuba -- Havana -- Drama
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topic_facet Agents provocateurs, Criminal behavior, Electronic books, Intelligence service, Official secrets, Sales personnel, Swindlers and swindling