THE SYMPATHIZER

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  • Author(s): By:Nguyen, Viet Thanh
  • Source:
    Kirkus Reviews (USA), February 1, 2015 PRINTFictionAdult, 2pp
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    • Abstract:
      A closely written novel of after-the-war Vietnam, when all that was solid melted into air.As Graham Greene and Robert Stone have taught us, on the streets of Saigon, nothing is as it seems. The racist suppositions of the empires of old helped shape a culture of subterfuge; not for nothing does the hero of Nguyen's (English and American Studies/Univ...