A Gun for Sale (Broché)

Graham Greene

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  • Paru le : 01/01/2005
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Raven is an assassin, a hired killer, and his brutal murder of the Minister raises the spectre of war across Europe. As the nation prepares for war, Raven goes on the run, hunted by the police and hunting the man who paid him in stolen banknotes, and eventually unearthing the terrible truth behind the killing.
  • Date de parution : 01/01/2005
  • Editeur : Arrow Books
  • Collection : vintage classics
  • ISBN : 0-09-928614-9
  • EAN : 9780099286141
  • Format : Poche
  • Présentation : Broché
  • Nb. de pages : 182 pages
  • Poids : 0.145 Kg
  • Dimensions : 13,0 cm × 20,0 cm × 1,2 cm

Biographie de Graham Greene

Graham Greene was born in 1904. On coming down from Balliol College, Oxford, he worked for four years as sub-editor on The Times. He established his reputation with his fourth novel, Stamhoul Train. In 1935 he made a journey across Liberia, described in Journey Without Maps, and on his return was appointed film critic of the Spectator. In 1926 he had been received into the Roman Catholic Church and visited Mexico in 1938 to report on the religions persecution there.
As a result he wrote The Lawless Roads and, later, his famous novel The Power and the Glory. Brighton Rock was published in 1938 and in 1940 he became literary editor of the Spectator. The next year he undertook work for the Foreign Office and was stationed in Sierra Leone from 1941 to 1943. This later produced the novel, The Heart of the Matter, set in West Africa. As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography - A Sort of Life, Ways of Escape and A World of My Own (published posthumously) - two of biography and four books for children.
He also contributed hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews, some of which appear in the collections Reflections and Mornings in the Dark. Many of his novels and short stories have been filmed and The Third Man was written as a film treatment. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. Graham Greene died in April 1991.

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