Reviews

Culturamas Reviews: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Sympathizer

Juliano Ortiz reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Culturamas. Si la derrota que no fue derrota de la Guerra de Vietnam fue origen de innumerables de libros y películas para los norteamericanos, para un escritor vietnamita fue la posibilidad de ganar el Pulitzer. Un “sueño americano” cumplido en la tierra de… (read more)


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Now the Vietnamese team breaks out

Auke Hulst reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by NRC.  Over de Vietnamoorlog is vooral verteld vanuit de Amerikaan. De sympathisant geeft het…(read more)

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The spy who came in from ‘re-education’

Nicolás Meyer reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Buenos Aires Herald.  Here’s a superlative novel about espionage, ideology, identity, war,…(read more)

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The impassive Vietnamese

Por Rodrigo Fresan reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Pagina 12. Si algo faltaba, acaba de llegar: la primera novela…(read more)

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Anika Entre Libros Reviews: The Sympathizer

Jorge Riet reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Anika Entre Libros.  Argumento: “El simpatizante“, de Viet Thanh Nguyen, es una novela…(read more)

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Yesterday’s wars continued

Uzair M. Younas reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on The News on Sunday.  While the war in Vietnam has ended…(read more)

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Recommended ICON reading: ‘The sympathizer’, by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Inigo Lopez Palacios reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by El Pais.  Estás ante la primera gran novela estadounidense sobre Vietnam…(read more)

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The restless memories of Viet Thanh Nguyen

João Céu e Silva reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Diario de Noticias.  É pouco habitual nos romances que vão…(read more)

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El Imparcial Review – Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Sympathizer

Paulo Garcia Conde reviews The Sympathizer By Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by El Imparcial. Traducción de Javier Calvo. Seix Barral, 2017. Barcelona. 22…(read more)

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King Cong

Graa Boomsma reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by De Groene Amsterdammer.  In de nieuwe Vietnam-roman van Viet Thanh Nguyen zijn…(read more)

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Viet Thanh Nguyen: the Vietnam War and the Opposition of Perspectives

Miguel Fernandes Duarte reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Comunidade Cultura e Arte. A Guerra do Vietname, como lhe chamam os…(read more)

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Spy with self-doubt

Danny Marques Marcalo reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by NDR. In vielen Büchern über den Vietnamkrieg geht es um die…(read more)

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The Sympathisant: how Americans deal with the Vietnam War

Ingrid Hoogervorst reviews The Essex Monster by Sarah Perry, Honkvast. From old houses, the people who stay by Steffie van den Oord, and The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh…(read more)

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Viet Thanh Nguyen: “The Sympathizer”, A wonderful malicious disassembly

Von Thomas Wörtche reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by Deutschlandfunk Kultur.  Geschichten über den Vietnamkrieg sind fast immer aus USA-Sicht geschrieben.…(read more)

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The Sympathizer: Viet Thanh Nguyen, Dual Identity

Serge Bressan reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on La Grande Parade.  Aucun doute : la voici, la plus belle découverte de…(read more)

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Torn in Two by War and Friendship

Chris Cummins reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on FM4.  Hilarious, devastating and gripping, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel…(read more)