Viet Thanh Nguyen

“I pitied the French for their naivete in believing that they had to visit a country in order to exploit it. Hollywood was much more efficient, imagining the countries it wanted to exploit. I was maddened by my helplessness before the Auteur's imaginations and machinations. His arrogance marked something new in the world, for this was the first war where the losers would write history instead of the victors.”

Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Sympathizer
Read more quotes from Viet Thanh Nguyen

Share this quote:
Twitter icon

Friends Who Liked This Quote

To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!

All Members Who Liked This Quote

None yet!

This Quote Is From

The Sympathizer The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
44,387 ratings, average rating, 5,618 reviews
Open Preview

Browse By Tag