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Book review: The Sympathizer – spy tale a microcosm of Vietnam war

Kit Gillett reviews The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel. Originally published by South China Morning Post. As the North Vietnamese forces rapidly approach Saigon in the dying days of the Vietnam war, loyalists to the southern regime start to panic, as do others fearing what will happen next. Tens of thousands try to board […]