The Comedians

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Penguin, 1976 - English fiction - 286 pages
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Three men are ruined by their own apathy as they attempt to destroy tyranny in Haiti
 

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User Review  - kerns222 - LibraryThing

Three white men (and a wife) (and a mistress) in Greene's special, black Haitian hell. Written like a colonial party going upriver. I pray for the book's irrelevance in our post-modern, post-colonial ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

This 1966 novel is the 11th book by Greene I have read. It seems to be intended more as a vehicle to show Greene's disapproval of Duvalier than anything else. There can be no doubt of the badness of ... Read full review

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Contents

PART I
7
CHAPTER I
9
CHAPTER II
43
CHAPTER III
59
CHAPTER IV
94
CHAPTER V
114
PART II
151
CHAPTER I
153
CHAPTER II
178
CHAPTER III
193
PART III
205
CHAPTER I
207
CHAPTER II
224
CHAPTER III
250
CHAPTER IV
270
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Graham Greene (1904-1991) was a prolific novelist, short story writer, travel writer and children's book writer. Many of his novels and short stories have been successfully adapted to the movie screen, including The Third Man (directed by Orson Welles), The End of The Affair, and The Quiet American

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