The Comedians

The Comedians

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Three men meet on a ship bound for Haiti, where corruption and terror reign under the dictatorship of Papa Doc and the Tontons Macoute, his sinister secret police. Disillusioned and noncommittal, they are the "comedians" of Greene's title. Brown is a disenchanted English hotel owner; the Smiths are an American couple on a goodwill mission; Martha is the young wife of a Latin American diplomat; Jones is an engaging fool ...
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2011
ISBN: 9781441703835
1441703837
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital

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joliebergman
Jun 01, 2018

Got halfway through the novel and just skipped to the very end, promising myself that I would learn more about this period of Haiti’s history through other books - any other books.

Skipping to the end, I grumbled and wondered to myself: “Have I even read other works by Greene?” To my complete astonishment I’ve already read three others (The Quiet American, The Power and the Glory, and The Third Man). I have absolutely no recollection of reading any of these but thank goodness I left at least one review: “…what is it about Graham Greene’s writing that leaves me feeling completely, totally, painfully hung-over by the end of the story…?”

And now it all makes sense. This will be the last I’ll be seeing of Greene - seems we mix like oil and water.

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