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Published by Lester & Orpen Dennys in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Greene, Graham, -- 1904-1991 -- Biography.,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNorman Sherry.
GenreBiography.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14884987M
ISBN 100886192293, 0886192307

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Graham Greene was one of the most guarded and complex literary figures of our time. In the first volume of Norman Sherry’s celebrated biography, Greene’s early life is explored through letters, diaries, and hundreds of interviews, including a breakdown in his early teens, his years at Oxford, and, most particularly, his long and tortuous courtship of his future wife/5. Graham Greene, in full Henry Graham Greene, (born October 2, , Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England—died April 3, , Vevey, Switzerland), English novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and journalist whose novels treat life’s moral ambiguities in the context of contemporary political settings.. His father was the headmaster of Berkhamsted School, which Greene attended for some years. The Life of Graham Greene, Vol. 2 book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The first volume of the authorized biography of Gr /5. Henry Graham Greene OM CH (2 October – 3 April ), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the leading English novelists of the 20th century. Combining literary acclaim with widespread popularity, Greene acquired a reputation early in his lifetime as a major writer, both of serious Catholic novels, and of thrillers (or Genre: Literary fiction, thriller.

Graham Greene was born on October 2, , in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, in England. He was one of six children born to Charles Henry Greene, headmaster of Berkhamsted School, and Marion R. Greene, whose first cousin was the famed writer Robert Louis Stevenson (–). Graham Greene (–) was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. Combining literary acclaim with widespread popularity, Greene acquired a reputation early in his lifetime as a major writer, both of serious Catholic novels, and of thrillers (or "entertainments" as he termed them).He was shortlisted, in and , for the Nobel Prize. Graham Greene: A Life in Letters and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at rolf-luettecke.com Mar 19,  · In his obituary, the New York Times hailed Graham Greene as a “Novelist of the Soul”—and perhaps it's the description that suits him rolf-luettecke.com author of 24 novels (in addition to short stories, poems, and two autobiographies), Graham was a keen observer of men and women's internal conflicts, especially those relating to religion or politics.

One of the earliest books written by author Graham Greene in his writing career was titled as ‘The Quiet American’. This book was released by the Penguin Classics in the year The main plot of the book is set in Vietnam and depicts the characters of Thomas Fowler, . Graham Greene () was an English novelist and author regarded by some as one of the great writers of the 20th century. Combining literary acclaim with widespread popularity, Greene acquired a reputation early in his lifetime as a major writer, both of serious Catholic novels, and of thrillers (or "entertainments" as he termed them). October saw the publication of the third and final volume of The Life of Graham Greene by Norman Sherry, Greene's official biographer. The writing of this biography created a story in itself in that Sherry followed in Greene's footsteps, even coming down with diseases that . A Sort of Life by Graham Greene. You Searched For: Author/Artist etc.: graham greene, Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.