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Graham Greene's Saigon Revisited

Story posted: 19. May 2011 by CPA Media

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Graham Greene's Saigon Revisited




  It was quite by chance that I fell in love with Indo-China; nothing was further from my thoughts on my first visit than that I would one day set a novel there… The spell was first cast, I think, by the tall elegant girls in white silk trousers, by the pewter evening light on flat paddy fields, where the water-buffaloes trudged fetlock-deep with a slow primeval gait, by the French…

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