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Graham Greene : a literary life

Author: Neil Sinyard
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Series: Literary lives (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biographical narrative of Graham Greene's literary career explores his motives for writing, the literary and cinematic influences that shaped his work, his writing routine and the importance of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Graham Greene; Graham Greene; Graham Greene
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Sinyard
ISBN: 0333729870 9780333729878 0333729862 9780333729861
OCLC Number: 223786427
Description: viii, 169 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Greene Chronology: Some Major Dates and Event --
Introduction: Secret Sharer --
1. Why Do I Write? --
2. The Books in My Life --
3. The Greene Routine --
4. Greene on the Screen --
5. Laughter in the Shadow of the Gallows --
6. A Sort of Autobiography: Epigraphs and Dedications --
7. The Green Baize Door --
8. Poets of Criminality and Conscience: Greene and Hitchcock --
Conclusion: Forgotten Memories.
Series Title: Literary lives (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Neil Sinyard.
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