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Titel: The Life of Graham Greene, Volume 3: 1955-...
Verlag: Viking Adult
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Wrapping up his acclaimed biography of author Graham Greene, Sherry's first volume won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best critical/biographical study and was a "New York Times" Notable Book for 1990. Volume II was chosen as one of the Eleven Best Books of 1995 by "The New York Times Book Review.". Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0670031429
Inhaltsangabe: October 2, 2004, marks the centenary of one of the twentieth century’s most important literary figures: Graham Greene. In volume three, Norman Sherry brings this magisterial biography—twenty-seven years in the making—to a close. Following Greene, still an agent for the British government, from prerevolutionary Cuba and the Belgian Congo to adulterous interludes in Capri and Antibes, Sherry shows Greene at the height of his fame, in the company of other literary luminaries such as T. S. Eliot, Evelyn Waugh, Ian Fleming, and Noël Coward.
Through unparalleled access to letters, to diaries, and to Greene himself, Sherry reveals with insight and eloquence Greene’s obsessions, his complicated religious feelings, and most significantly, his art. This volume, with its wealth of new and shocking details, brings to a close what Margaret Atwood called "the definitive biography."
Über den Autor: Norman Sherry is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and Mitchell distinguished professor of literature at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to the first two volumes of The Life of Graham Greene, he is the author of Conrad’s Eastern World, Conrad’s Western World, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, and Jane Austen.
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