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The power and the glory

Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin Books in association with William Heinemann Ltd., ©1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Mexico during the era of anticlerical violence by revolutionaries, the story depicts the martyrdom of the last Roman Catholic priest, who is being hunted by a police lieutenant. The "whisky priest" is a degraded alcoholic who has broken most of his vows but who nevertheless insists upon performing his duties until the very end, when he is finally captured and executed.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Christian fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Greene
ISBN: 0140017917 9780140017915
OCLC Number: 22434522
Notes: "First published by William Heinemann Ltd 1940. Published in Penguin Books 1962 ... Reset and reprinted from The Collected Edition 1971"--Title page verso.
Description: 221, [3] pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Graham Greene.

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Set in Mexico during the era of anticlerical violence by revolutionaries, the story depicts the martyrdom of the last Roman Catholic priest, who is being hunted by a police lieutenant. The "whisky priest" is a degraded alcoholic who has broken most of his vows but who nevertheless insists upon performing his duties until the very end, when he is finally captured and executed.

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