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Pinkie, a boy gangster in the pre-war Brighton underworld, is a Catholic dedicated to evil and damnation...
How far will the rich go to satisfy their greed? A masterly, chilling and disturbing look at the deeper recesses of human nature.
The novelist Maurice Bendrix's love affair with his friend's wife, Sarah, had begun in London during the Blitz. One day, inexplicably and without warning, Sarah had broken off the relationship. It seemed impossible that there could be a rival for her heart. Yet two years later, driven by obsessive jealousy and grief, Bendrix sends Parkis, a private detective, to follow Sarah and find out the truth.
Scobie, a policeman in a West African colony, is above reproach, but he's forced to borrow money to send his wife on holiday. While she's gone, he falls in love with a pathetic child widow, and inexorably, his conscience and his love of God lead him to disaster.
Set in South America in the 1970s, this novel examines love, compassion, betrayal and faith
A brilliant work which is at once a retelling of Cervantes' masterpiece in modern terms and a profound statement about the nature of faith and morality.
Nuestro hombre en La Habana narra las desventuras de un ambiciosocomerciante inglés que intenta sacar el máximo provecho personal delpeculiar encargo que recibe del gobierno británico: proporcionarinformación reservada y fiable al servicio secreto. Situado en la Cubade los años cincuenta, y moviéndose entre el humor y la intriga, setrata sin duda de un rotundo acierto en el que en ningún momento decaela tensión.
A vacuum cleaner salesman is recruited by the British Secret Service to report on Cuba.
A Mexican state has outlawed the Church and is killing off the priests. One priest escapes and is faced his sins and the choice between his vocation and safety.
The relentless struggle of the Vietminh guerrillas for independence and the futility of the French gestures of resistance become inseparably meshed with the personal and moral dilemmas of two men and the Vietnamese woman they both love. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
For everyone who's ever wondered what it really takes to be a spy, legendary author Graham Greene (The Third Man, The Quiet American) and his brother Hugh have compiled this irresistible selection of fiction, memoir, and tricks of the trade straight from the all-time masters of espionage. Here is a perfectly safe way to discover the dangerous secrets many spies have died to learn. Want to know how to hide a map of an enemy fort in a butterfly sketch? Wonder why James Bond himself advises always drinking vodka with pepper? Who hasn't fantasized about being a secret agent or been captivated by the mysterious lore of spycraft? From the words of William Blake, D. H. Lawrence, and Thomas Mann--all suspected of spying in three great wars--to classic espionage stories by Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling, Eric Ambler, Ian Fleming, and Graham Greene himself, this fascinating compendium of all things spy makes the perfect companion for the armchair agent in all of us. If this book divulged any more secrets, it would've had to be written with invisible ink. (Find out how to make your own inside!)
Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, travels with his elderly aunt, her black lover, the founder of a doggie's church, a CIA man and his hippie daughter, and old Mr. Visconti.
In 'The Basement Room' a small boy witnesses an event that blights his whole life. Like the other stories in this book (written between 1929 and 1954), it hinges on the themes that dominate Graham Greene's novels--fear, pity and violence, pursuit, betrayal and man's restless search for salvation. Some of the stories are comic; others are wryly sad. They can be deeply shocking; yet others are hauntingly tragic.
Graham Greene was always deeply interested in the role played by the subconscious in his writing, and the private world of his dreams was one that he nurtured carefully, recording it almost daily in his dream diaries. Selecting from these dream diaries, he prepared this small treasure for publication just before his death in 1991--a last gift from a great writer to delight and entertain his readers.
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