The Manchurian Candidate

by Richard Condon

The Manchurian Candidate

  • ISBN-13: 9781874061083
  • Author(s): Richard Condon
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: No Exit Press
  • Publication Date: 11-10-1996
  • Format: p/b

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Everyone knows John Frankenheimer's controversial 1962 film starring Frank Sinatra, Janet Leigh and Angela Lansbury, and everyone will see Jonathan Demme's 2004 remake starring Denzel Washington, but these days too few have read the best-selling novel on which the movies are based. Originally published in 1959, this is a terrifying political thriller featuring Sergeant Raymond Shaw, ex-prisoner of war, Medal of Honor winner, American hero...and brainwashed political assassin. Brilliant' - The New Yorker'
About the book

Everyone knows John Frankenheimer's controversial 1962 film starring Frank Sinatra, Janet Leigh and Angela Lansbury, and everyone will see Jonathan Demme's 2004 remake starring Denzel Washington, but these days too few have read the best-selling novel on which the movies are based. Originally published in 1959, this is a terrifying political thriller featuring Sergeant Raymond Shaw, ex-prisoner of war, Medal of Honor winner, American hero...and brainwashed political assassin. Brilliant' - The New Yorker'