I’m listening again to the first Graham Greene novel I read or listened to, Brighton Rock. There is something about Greene’s writing that I find incredibly attractive. Throw in his little morsels of philosophy and religion, which are ever present in all of this books, and they have a depth beyond the usual spy or… Continue reading Is it Graham Greene’s use of similes that creates the cinematic quality in his books?
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“Travels with my aunt”, by Graham Greene
I am listening to “Travels with my aunt” by Graham Greene at the moment and I would recommend it highly. It is beautifully written in the unique Graham Greene style and is tremendously entertaining, and uproariously funny in places. The narration by Tim Pigott-Smith adds greatly to the enjoyment as he is superb at the… Continue reading “Travels with my aunt”, by Graham Greene
Graham Greene’s ‘The Quiet American’-spare, economic writing and deep cynicism
I’m listening to Graham Greene’s ‘The Quiet American’ at the moment. It is only a short book-less than ten hours I think-but it packs a lot in with a spare, economic, clipped style of writing. I have read ‘Brighton Rock’ and ‘The End of the Affair’ and Greene appears to have a particular, unique style.… Continue reading Graham Greene’s ‘The Quiet American’-spare, economic writing and deep cynicism