A Gun for Sale by Graham GreeneRaven is an ugly man dedicated to ugly deeds. His cold-blooded killing of a European Minister of War is an act of violence with chilling repercussions, not just for Raven himself but for the nation as a whole. The money he receives in payment for the murder is made up of stolen notes. When the first of these is traced, Raven is a man on the run. As he tracks down the agent...
Brighton Rock by Graham GreeneA gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous Ida Arnold, who is determined to avenge a death.
The Captain and the Enemy by Graham GreeneVictor Baxter is a young boy when a secretive stranger known simply as "the Captain" brings him from his boarding school to London. Victor becomes the surrogate son and companion of a woman named Liza, who renames him "Jim" and depends on him for any news about the world outside their door. Raised in these odd yet touching circumstances, Jim is never quite sure of Liza's...
The End of the Affair by Graham Greene"This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice Bendrix in the opening passages of this novel, and it is a strange hate indeed that compels him to set down the retrospective account of his adulterous affair with Sarah Miles - a hate bred of a passion that ultimately lost out to God. Now, a year after Sarah's death, Bendrix seeks to exorcise the...
The Heart of the Matter by Graham GreeneA police officer serving in a wartime west-African state, is distrusted - being scrupulously honest and immune to bribery. But then he falls in love, and in so doing, he is forced to betray everything he believes in, with drastic and tragic consequences.
The Power and the Glory by Graham GreeneIn a poor, remote section of southern Mexico, the Red Shirts have taken control. God has been outlawed, and the priests have been systematically hunted down and killed. Now, the last priest strives to overcome physical and moral cowardice in order to find redemption.
Travels with My Aunt by Graham GreeneA man embarks on a journey around the world with his elderly yet adventurous aunt, visiting locations such as Paris and Paraguay, mixing with hippies, war criminals and CIA Agents.
All in the Family
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Books That Became Film Noir
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Men of Action
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War and Warfare
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