Reviews

A Vietnamese Janus

André Clavel reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on Le Temps.  Avec «Le Sympathisant», son premier roman, Viet Thanh Nguyen a…(read more)

A double agent in Vietnam

A review of The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen originally published on WAZ.  Für das sich Anfang der 80er Jahre formierende Theater an der…(read more)

The great double agent

Fernando Sobral reviews Viet Than Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published on Negocios.  A retirada dos americanos de Saigão em 1975 e todos acontecimentos posteriores…(read more)

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)

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)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

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 Sympathisant: how Americans deal with the Vietnam War

Ingrid Hoogervorst reviews The Essex Monster by Sarah Perry, Honkvast by Steffie van den Oord, and The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by NPO Radio1. …(read more)

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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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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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)

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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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)

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)

The cover of Mai Der Vang's Afterland to the left, and Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Refugees on the right

Ploughshares Reviews The Refugees

Ploughshares‘ Yasmin Majeed writes a review on Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees and Mai Der Vang’s Afterland, exploring both as a ghost story. “When…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer

Kurier Reviews The Sympathizer

Peter Pisa writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for the Vienna-based newspaper, Kurier. Ein junger Mann hat uns mitgenommen, er ist…(read more)

Refugee History: The Refugees

Dr Trudi Tate of Refugee History writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees, his award-winning collection of short stories. The war in…(read more)