The centenary edition with a new introduction by Paul Theroux: three men meet on a ship bound for Haiti. Hiding behind their actors’ masks, they hesitate on the edge of life — afraid of love, afraid of pain, afraid of fear itself.
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Greene usually subdivides his fiction into novels or entertainments.Sep 24 2011 | Read Full Review of The Comedians (Penguin Classics)
Mr. Greene tells us that "Carving a Statue" is not about God, and that his characters in "The Comedians" are not modeled on real people, though Haiti (where the story is set) is real enough, and Doctor Duvalier, the dictator of Haiti, is real, and his hatchet men, the Tontons Macoute, are real.Jan 23 1966 | Read Full Review of The Comedians (Penguin Classics)
A sadly inept adaptation of Graham Greene's novel (script by Greene himself) about turmoil in Haiti under Papa Doc, with a group of English-speaking stereotypes going through the usual intrigues, despair and romance.| Read Full Review of The Comedians (Penguin Classics)
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