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The Power and the Glory

Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: London : Vintage Classic, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During a vicious persecution of the clergy in Mexico, a worldly priest, the 'whisky priest', is on the run. With the police closing in, his routes of escape are being shut off, his chances getting fewer. But compassion and humanity force him along the road to his destiny, reluctant to abandon those who need him, and those he cares for.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Greene
ISBN: 9780099540960 0099540967
OCLC Number: 645697609
Notes: Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1940.
Description: 220, 14 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Graham Greene ; introduction by John Updike.

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"The most ingenious, inventive and exciting of our novelists, rich in exactly etched and moving portraits of real human beings" -- V. S. Pritchett "The power and energy of his finest novel derive Read more...

 
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