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Brighton rock : an entertainment

Autor: Graham Greene
Editorial: New York : Viking Press, 1938.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Ficción : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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This novel is a chilling exposé of violence and gang warfare in the pre-WWII underworld. Pinkie, the teenage gangster, is devoid of compassion or human feeling, despising weakness of the spirit or of the flesh. Responsible for the razor slashes that killed Kite and also for the death of Hale, he is the embodiment of calculated evil. As a Catholic, however, he is convinced that his retribution does not lie in human  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Psychological fiction
Suspense fiction
Fiction
Tipo de material: Ficción
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Graham Greene
Número OCLC: 1011322
Notas: "Published in June 1938"--Title page verso.
"First American edition"--Wobbe.
Descripción: [8], 358 pages ; 21 m
Responsabilidad: Graham Greene.

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This novel is a chilling exposé of violence and gang warfare in the pre-WWII underworld. Pinkie, the teenage gangster, is devoid of compassion or human feeling, despising weakness of the spirit or of the flesh. Responsible for the razor slashes that killed Kite and also for the death of Hale, he is the embodiment of calculated evil. As a Catholic, however, he is convinced that his retribution does not lie in human hands. He is therefore not prepared for Ida Arnold, Hale's avenging angel. Ida, whose allegiance is with life, the here and now, has her own ideas about the circumstances surrounding Hale's death. For the sheer joy of it she takes up the challenge of bringing the infernal Pinkie to an earthly kind of justice.

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