Our Man in Havana Author:Graham Greene First published in 1959, 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. To keep hi... more »s 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.
As comical, satirical, atmospherical an ?entertainment? as he has given us. -- The Daily Telegraph, London
The ultimate chronicler of twentieth-century man?s consciousness and anxiety. -- William Golding« less