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Our Man in Havana
By Christopher Hitchens (introduced by) and Graham Greene
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date July 31, 2007
Pages 228
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780142438008
ISBN-10 0142438006
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Follows the plight of Wormold, a former vacuum cleaner salesman, who becomes a slave to the expensive whims of his thirteen-year-old daughter, Milly, and takes on a job for MI6 as Secret Agent 5920015 to pay for them. Reissue.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: MI6’s man in Havana is Wormold, a former vacuum-cleaner salesman turned reluctant secret agent out of economic necessity. To keep his job, he files bogus reports based on Charles Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare and dreams up military installations from vacuum-cleaner designs. Then his stories start coming disturbingly true…
 
First published in 1959 against the backdrop of the Cold War, Our Man in Havana remains one of Graham Greene’s most widely read novels. It is an espionage thriller, a penetrating character study, and a political satire of government intelligence that still resonates today. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by Christopher Hitchens.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Editions
Hardcover
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Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (January 1, 2002)
9780783897578 | details & prices | 304 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Book by Greene, Graham
Large print edition from Chivers (January 1, 2002)
9780754047988 | details & prices | 304 pages | List price $28.95
from Amereon Ltd (October 1, 1999)
9780848822842 | details & prices | List price $21.95
Paperback
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The price comparison is for this edition
With Christopher Hitchens (other contributor) | Reissue edition from Penguin Classics (July 31, 2007)
9780142438008 | details & prices | 228 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Follows the plight of Wormold, a former vacuum cleaner salesman, who becomes a slave to the expensive whims of his thirteen-year-old daughter, Milly, and takes on a job for MI6 as Secret Agent 5920015 to pay for them.
CD/Spoken Word
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With Jeremy Northam (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Trafalgar Square Books (April 1, 2009)
9781934997260 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.48 lbs | List price $34.95
About: In pre-Castro Cuba, James Wormold's wife has left him for another man, leaving him alone with his teenage daughter Milly.
Cassette/Spoken Word
With Alistair Maydon (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Isis Audio (February 1, 1991)
9781850897637 | details & prices | 6.50 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $54.95

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