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Graham Greene

Graham Greene was born on October 2, 1904 in Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire. His great-uncle was the author Robert Louis Stevenson. After finishing school, Greene went to Oxford and studied modern history at Balliol College. His first job was as an editor at the Times in London, after which he found a job as a film critic with the Spectator. The long journeys he undertook - including to West Africa and Asia - also became a fund for his literary work. A decisive step was his conversion to Catholicism in 1934. His first novel, The Man Within (1929, German conflict of the soul) already describes the conflict between good and evil, which is at the center of Graham Greene's work. You can find him in the crime stories as well as in the psychologically oriented novels. When The Power and the Glory appeared in 1940, Greene received the Hawthorne Prize for it. Many consider it to be perhaps his best work. He headed publishing houses twice, Eyre & Spottiswoode in the mid-1940s and Bodley Head in the early 1960s. Graham Greene died on April 3, 1991 in Geneva.
5 books

Graham Greene: The third man. 3 CDs. Read by Hanns Zischler

The Audio Verlag (DAV), Berlin 2016
ISBN 9783862316915, CD, 19.99 EUR
3 CDs with a running time of 3 hours 53 minutes. Translated from the English by Niklolaus Stingl. Vienna after the Second World War, the black market is flourishing. The author Rollo Martins comes to town to meet his childhood friend ...

Graham Greene: The third man. novel

Zsolnay Verlag, Vienna 2016
ISBN 9783552057678, hardcover, 160 pages, 18.90 EUR
Translated from the English by Nikolaus Stingl. With an afterword by Hanns Zischler. Vienna in the post-war period: the four occupying powers divided the city, the black market is flourishing. One of the most mysterious ...

Graham Greene: Journey Without Maps

Liebeskind Publishing House, 2015
ISBN 9783954380411, hardcover, 352 pages, 22.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Michael Kleeberg. In January 1935, Graham Greene traveled from Liverpool to West Africa to cross Liberia by foot. He had never left Europe before and he gave ...

Graham Greene: A kind of life

Zsolnay Verlag, Vienna 2004
ISBN 9783552053113, hardcover, 224 pages, 19.90 EUR
Translated from English by Dieter Hildebrandt. Loudly praised and vilified as conservative, progressive, Catholic and Marxist - to this day Graham Greene's life is riddled with suspicions ...