Tag Archives: Graham Greene

Book Review: The Heart Of The Matter

The Heart Of The Matter, by Graham Greene It is not very often that one has to say about a Graham Greene novel that one wishes the main character was more tough-minded, but here is a case where that is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The End Of The Affair

The End Of The Affair, by Graham Greene Although my thoughts on adultery are rather pointed [1], this is a book that manages to be deeply worthwhile in large part because of its unceasing honesty about the people at its … Continue reading

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Book Review: Orient Express

Orient Express, by Graham Greene The entertainment novels of Graham Greene are an intriguing lot, and this one may be the most cinematic of them all.  To be sure, this novel is not without its controversy, not least because it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Quiet American

The Quiet American, by Graham Greene This is the book where Graham Greene makes his anti-American feeling all too obvious, alas, to be comfortable to those who are genuinely patriotic.  This book is the sort of book that is most … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Power And The Glory

The Power And The Glory, by Graham Greene Drawn in large part from the author’s trip to Mexico to report on anticlerical effects of the Mexican Revolution in Tabasco and Chiapas and neighboring areas, this is a compelling novel that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Tenth Man

The Tenth Man, by Graham Greene This book, like several that are part of Greene’s body of work, is a somewhat forgotten film treatment that was published as a result of the work being found by someone many years later.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land/The Stranger’s Hand, by Graham Greene Greene was such a prolific author that some of his writings remained undiscovered and unappreciated for a long period of time, and such is the case here.  It is quite possible that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Captain And The Enemy

The Captain And The Enemy, by Graham Greene Graham Greene’s writings sometimes betray a serious attempt to overcome his native cynicism by writing from the point of view of an appealing and innocent (and even naive) character, and such is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Our Man In Havana

Our Man In Havana, by Graham Greene I had read this book once before and enjoyed it–even if it did not prompt me to read more by the author at that time–and when I re-read it I enjoyed it at … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Third Man And The Fallen Idol

The Third Man And The Fallen Idol, by Graham Greene While I am slightly familiar with the writings of Graham Greene, I decided to make myself much more familiar with his writings by reading about twenty of his works over … Continue reading

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