• "The novel that I love the most is The Quiet American"

    Ian McEwan
  • "There has been no novel of any political scope about Vietnam since Graham Greene wrote The Quiet American"

  • "A master of storytelling"

    The Times
  • "One of the finest writers of any language"

    Washington Post
  • "A superb storyteller - he had a talent for depicting local colour, a keen sense of the dramatic, an eye for dialogue, and skill in pacing his prose"

    New York Times