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. ...
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.
Selling vacuum cleaners may be quite adventurous..
Sometimes we need something so badly that to get it we start inventing things... And sometimes the invented things even become reality! Of course, this is all good until the inventions start to be related to secrets, agents, military installations
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"Ricordi il pagliaccio dell'anno scorso, Milly?""Inciampava contro l'estremità di una scala a pioli e cadeva in un secchio pieno di calce.""Vi cade ogni sera alle dieci. Dovremmo comportarci tutti come i pagliacci, Milly. Non imparare mai nulla
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