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Brighton Rock (Literature)
Brighton Rock is one of the darkest books I've read and certainly one of the darkest that Graham Greene has written. His examination of a relationship between a petty criminal (extremely violent for all his pettiness) and the young girl who loves him....
Our Man In Havana
Our Man In Havana by Graham Greene is a satirical tale of espionage and intrigue. Jim Wormold is selling vacuum cleaners in Cuba before being enlisted by a fellow Brit named Hawthorne to spy on Cuba for England! Wormold is out of his league in the world of cloak and dagger missions, sensitive information gathering, and covert operations. He is a middle-aged father of a 17 year-old beauty named Milly, his wife ran off with an American some years before...
The End of the Affair (Literature)
Maurice Bendrix is a middle-aged bachelor who meets Sarah and Henry Miles while he is beginning to write a new book. He decides to find out what Henry's life is like because his main character, like Henry, is a civil servant in the British government. He quickly begins an affair with Sarah, which lasts for several years. One day, they survive a bombing during WWII, and when she discovers that he is alive, she tells him that the affair is over. Two ye...
The Heart of the Matter
Religious convictions and love and pity for 2 women force main character to choose not romance but suicide in an attempt to free both women from sadness....
The Quiet American
The Quiet American by Graham Greene is a bleak and sorrowful novel set in French colonial Vietnam in the 1950's. On assignment in Vietnam, Fowler is a British foreign correspondent reporting the progress of the fighting between several warring factions trying to take control of the government and throw out the French. Fowler's life is a mess as he is a middle aged, opium addicted atheist in love with a young and beautiful Vietnamese orphan girl named P...
The Tenth Man
Louis Chavel, a wealthy lawyer, is imprisoned in France during the German occupation when it is announced that his captors will shoot one prisoner in ten. Of the thirty captives three will draw a marked slip of paper and will be killed. He a so-called tenth man and does not take the news well. While the other 29 men of lower stature handled the inevitability of their fate with calm resolve, Chavel rants about the injustice of the situation offering al...
Travels with my Aunt
Henry Pulling is a retired bank manager, he lives in London, he meets for the second time in his life his Aunt Augusta, during his mother┤s funeral. They get to know and they started to be friends. She tells him that the dead woman (Aunt augusta┤s sister)is not his real mother. He likes very much growing his dahlias, it is his only hobbie. He starts knowing his step aunt, and they decide to travel all along Europe and to some parts of Asia and America. ...
Graham Greene Message Board 5/14/2012 2:05:45 AM
Talk about the novels, new and used books that Greene has written!