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The Sympathizer

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A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, offering a unique...

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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016 It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted capta... in, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and reporting on the group to a higher-up in the Viet Cong. THE SYMPATHIZER is the story of this captain: a man brought up by an absent French father and a poor Vietnamese mother, a man who went to university in America, but returned to Vietnam to fight for the Communist cause. A gripping spy novel, an astute exploration of extreme politics, and a moving love story, THE SYMPATHIZER explores a life between two worlds and examines the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature, film, and the wars we fight today.
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 12/04/2016
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 384
  • Dimensions (mm): 197x130x26mm
  • Weight: 304g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 12/04/2016
  • Author:Viet Thanh Nguyen

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