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Historical Novel Society Reviews The Sympathizer

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, is reviewed by Viviane Crystal of the Historical Novel Society. 1968: Saigon falls to the enemy, and thousands of Vietnamese and Americans flock to escape as the military forces of Ho Chi Minh enter South Vietnam. Those fleeing are truly mourning but are fiercely proud of their country. […]