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Brighton rock

Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2004.
Series: Vintage classics (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A gang war is raging through the dark, seedy underworld of Brighton. Pinkie, fighting for leadership, is only seventeen yet he has already proved his ruthlessness in the brutal killing of Hale, a journalist. Untouched by human feeling, Pinkie is isolated from the rest of the world, a figure of pure evil. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold, who is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Greene
ISBN: 0099478471 9780099478478 0099470160 9780099470168
OCLC Number: 56447103
Notes: Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1938.
Description: xiii, 269 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics (London, England)
Responsibility: Graham Greene ; with an introduction by J.M. Coetzee.

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COETZEEA gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold. Greene's gripping thriller,  Read more...

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"The most ingenious, inventive and exciting of our novelists... A master of storytelling" -- V. S. Pritchett * The Times * "I read Brighton Rock when I was about thirteen. One of the first lessons I Read more...

 
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