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Our man in Havana

Graham Greene

Our man in Havana

an entertainment.

by Graham Greene

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14537795M

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital hotellewin.com projects include the Wayback Machine, hotellewin.com and hotellewin.com The hero of Graham Greene's black comedy Our Man in Havana is Wormald, a vacuum-cleaner salesman in pre-revolutionary Cuba, which is beset by power cuts. Milly, his sixteen year-old beautiful, devoutly Catholic but materialistic and manipulative daughter spends his money with a skill that amazes him, so when a mysterious Englishman offers him an /5(4).

Editions for Our Man in Havana: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), 0 Cited by: 6. 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 .

Graham Greene's classic Cuban spy story, now with a new package and a new introduction First published in , Our Man in Havana is an espionage thriller, a penetrating character study, and a. Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene () Greene made his reputation in the Thirties with thrillers noted for the sort of grimness that is usually described as “realistic”, but this later book 4/5.


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Feb 24,  · First published in 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.4/4().

First published inOur Man in Havana is an espionage thriller, a penetrating character study, and a political satire that still resonates to this day. First published inOur Man in Havana is an espionage thriller, a penetrating character study, and a political satire that still resonates to this day/5.

OUR MAN IN HAVANA is an enjoyable and at times very funny hotellewin.com is not someone you'd think of as a funny writer but he manages take a serious topic and turn it into light comedy for much of the hotellewin.com novel is deftly plotted and is delightfully light until the "serious" overwhelms the hotellewin.comately that doesn't happen until you're about 90% hotellewin.com you find the protagonist /5().

Dec 04,  · OUR MAN IN HAVANA is an enjoyable and at times very funny hotellewin.com is not someone you'd think of as a funny writer but he manages take a serious topic and turn it into light comedy for much of the hotellewin.com novel is deftly plotted and is delightfully light until the "serious" overwhelms the hotellewin.comately that doesn't happen until you're about 90% hotellewin.com you find the protagonist /5().

Dec 04,  · OUR MAN IN HAVANA is an enjoyable and at times very funny hotellewin.com is not someone you'd think of as a funny writer but he manages take a serious topic and turn it into light comedy for much of the hotellewin.com novel is deftly plotted and is delightfully light until the "serious" overwhelms the hotellewin.comately that doesn't happen until you're about 90% hotellewin.com you find the protagonist Reviews: Dec 04,  · OUR MAN IN HAVANA is an enjoyable and at times very funny hotellewin.com is not someone you'd think of as a funny writer but he manages take a serious topic and turn it into light comedy for much of the hotellewin.com novel is deftly plotted and is delightfully light until the "serious" overwhelms the hotellewin.comately that doesn't happen until you're about 90% hotellewin.com you find the protagonist Cited by: 6.

Our man in Havana is a different type of novel and like The Third Man has grown beyond the written page due to the subsequent movie releases. This compelling and quite captivating biography of Greene unites the writing of the book and making of the film/5.

Our Man In Havana by Graham Greene is a satirical tale of espionage and intrigue. Jim Wormold is selling vacuum cleaners in Cuba before being enlisted by a fellow Brit named Hawthorne to spy on Cuba for England.

Wormold is out of his league in the world of cloak and dagger missions, sensitive information gathering, and covert operations.

Feb 19,  · Jim Wormold is an expatriate Englishman living in pre-revolutionary Havana with his teenage daughter Milly. He owns a vacuum cleaner shop but isn't very successful so he accepts an offer from Hawthorne of the British Secret Service to recruit a network of agents in Cuba/10(K).

Free download or read online Our Man in Havana pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Graham Greene.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are James Wormold,/5. Our Man in Havana was written by Graham Greene and published in It is generally regarded as one of the funniest and best spy novels ever written.

Our Man in Havana: Logline. In ’s Cuba, a vacuum cleaner salesman, needing money to fund his daughter’s extravagant lifestyle, sells fake intelligence to MI6, drawing Soviet attention. Graham Greene’s Our Man in Havana, a satirical novel, ironically encompasses the political atmosphere in Cuba on the cusp of the Missile Crisis.

Relevant and well-received, the novel was adapted into a film, an opera, and a play. Graham Greene¿s "Our Man in Havana" is extremely entertaining even though it was written in ; uncannily, prior to Fidel Castro¿s rebel forces overtook Batista¿s dictatorial government/5.

Our Man In Havana Book Review. Amazon describes the book: Wormold is a vacuum cleaner salesman in a city of power cuts. His adolescent daughter spends his money with a skill that amazes him, so when a mysterious Englishman offers him an extra income he’s tempted.

Our Man in Havana Summary & Study Guide Description. Our Man in Havana Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections.

Many literary fans remember him for Our Man in Havana, the novel which established Greene on rocky footing with Cuba’s revolutionary government in Fidel Castro failed to appreciate Greene’s self-branded "entertainment" novel which sees an absurd Cuban vacuum cleaner salesman foil the British Intelligence with a fabricated spy ring, set against the backdrop of the brutal Batista dictatorship.

Our Man in Havana, novel by Graham Greene, published in and classified by the author as an “entertainment.” Set in Cuba before the communist revolution, the book is a comical spy story about a British vacuum-cleaner salesman’s misadventures in the British Secret Intelligence Service.

Jul 31,  · First published in 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. Jan 19,  · Greene described some of his books, Our Man in Havana amongst them, as entertainments. This is a comedy novel that would work well on stage as a farce.

The style reminds me a little of the recent books by Jonas Jonasson (The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window) though a little more restrained/5(). OUR MAN IN HAVANA The End of the Affair, It's a Battlefield, England Made Me, The Ministry of Fear, Brighton Rock Greene, Graham Published by Book Club Associates, United Kingdom ().

Our Man in Havana Quotes Showing of 41 “I don't care a damn about men who are loyal to the people who pay them, to organizations I don't think even my country means all that much. There are many countries in our blood, aren't there, but only one person.Our Man in Havana Graham Greene, ~ pp. (varies by publisher) Summary 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.Graham Greene's classic Cuban spy story, now with a new package and a new introduction First published inOur Man in Havana is an espionage thriller, a Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of Our Man in Havana book by Graham hotellewin.com by: 6.