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Graham Greene"s fictions

the virtues of extremity

by Cates Baldridge

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greene, Graham, 1904- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-205) and index.

    StatementCates Baldridge.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6013.R44 Z6315 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL47262M
    ISBN 100826212514
    LC Control Number99047291

    "IT IS NOT EASY TO LOSE A GOOD WOMAN. IF ONE MUST MARRY, IT IS BETTER TO MARRY A BAD WOMAN" GREENE, Graham. Loser Takes All. London, First edition of Greene's revealing look at the world of high-stakes gambling at Monte Carlo—"the novel says much about Monte Carlo but more about Greene"—basis for the film from his book and screenplay, in colorful original dust . Buy Graham Greene: Fictions, Faith and Authorship by Brennan, Michael G. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Michael G. Brennan.

    Graham Greene’s literary style was considered ‘functional and devoid of sensual attraction’ (Evelyn Waugh). Greene’s simplicity of word choice makes his work readable and engages the reader and holds his attention. Greene himself weaves in an underlying religious theme. Order of Graham Greene Books Graham Greene () was an English author of literary fiction and thriller novels, non-fiction, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays and more. His writing explored ambivalent moral and political issues of the world at the time.

    The End of the Affair () is a novel by British author Graham Greene, as well as the title of two feature films (released in and ) that were adapted from the novel.. Set in London during and just after the Second World War, the novel examines the obsessions, jealousy and discernments within the relationships between three central characters: writer Maurice Bendrix; Sarah Miles; and Author: Graham Greene. As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography, two of biography and four books for children. He also wrote hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. He died in April.


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