The Ambassador (West novel)

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The Ambassador
First edition
Author Morris West
Country Australia
Language English
Publisher Fontana Books
Publication date
Preceded by The Shoes of the Fisherman
Followed by The Tower of Babel

The Ambassador is a novel by Australian author Morris West.[2] It was first published in 1965.[3] The novel is fictionalisation of the period leading up to and shortly after the Coup d'état against and assassination of South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem.[3]


  1. ^ "Morris West". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Ambassador / Morris West". Trove. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Shane Maloney (November 2011). "Morris West & Ngo Dinh Diem". The Monthly. Retrieved 20 May 2013.