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The Fall of Saigon

James Fenton

'I wanted to see Vietnam for myself. I wanted to see a war, and I wanted to see a communist victory, which I presumed to be inevitable. I wanted to see the fall of a city.'

James Fenton

JAMES FENTON was born in Lincoln and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. He has worked as political journalist, drama critic, book reviewer, war correspondent, foreign correspondent and columnist. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a columnist for the Guardian. He lives in England.

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