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Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Committed

€12,95
It's the early 1980s and the Sympathizer arrives in Paris.

As a refugee, he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their turbulent pasts by turning their hands to capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing. No longer in physical danger, the Sympathizer is both charmed and disturbed by Paris. Falling in with left-wing intellectuals and politicians at dinner parties held by his French Vietnamese "aunt", he finds customers for his merchandise as well as stimulation for his mind.

But this new life he's living has unforeseen dangers of oppression, addiction and the seemingly unresolvable paradox of reuniting his two closest friends, men whose worldviews stand them poles apart. The highly suspenseful sequel to The Sympathizer, both literary thriller and brilliant novel of ideas, The Committed is a blistering portrayal of commitment and betrayal that will cement Viet Thanh Nguyen's position in the firmament of American letters.



Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2022
Publisher:  Little, Brown Book Group
Pages: 368
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781472152534
ISBN 10: 1472152530

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The Committed

€12,95