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Greene: Collected Short Stories

21 Stories (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

by Graham Greene

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Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7349800M
ISBN 100140186123
ISBN 109780140186123

Known for his espionage thrillers set in exotic locales, Graham Greene is the writer who launched a thousand travel journalists. But although Greene produced some unabashedly commercial works -- he called them ""entertainments,"" to distinguish them from his novels -- even his escapist fiction is rooted in the gritty realities he encountered around the globe. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Collected short stories Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Collected short stories by Graham Greene. Publication date Publisher Penguin Books.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Collected short stories Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Collected short stories by Graham Greene. Publication date Publisher Penguin Collection. Twenty-One Stories () is a collection of short stories by Graham but the last three stories appeared in his earlier collection Nineteen Stories (one story, "The Other Side Of The Border," was not included in the later collection). Stories. The collection usually presents the stories in reverse chronological order.

One of the earliest books written by author Graham Greene in his writing career was titled as ‘The Quiet American’. This book was released by the Penguin Classics in the year The main plot of the book is set in Vietnam and depicts the characters of Thomas Fowler, . A second printing of the Collected Series of Greene short stories. Includes the entirety of previous collections titled May We Borrow Your Husband; A Sense of Reality and Twenty-One Stories. Added to A Sense are three stories previously not published in book form The Blessing, Church Militant and Dear Dr Falkenheim.


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This collection of short stories spans Graham Greene's career, from the s to Many pick up on the same themes prevalent in his novels, especially the experience of World War II in Britain, life in Africa, Mexico, and the non-western world, and, to a lesser extent, the struggle of the reflective person with by: 1.

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Over the years spanning his career as a novelist, Graham Greene published four volumes of short stories, collected here along with a few additional stories at the end.

The read - by turns - is an exhilarating and somewhat ponderous experience. ~ which is to say, collections one and three are consistently top-notch; two and four are, frankly, a /5. The complete stories of a 20th century master of fiction Affairs, obsessions, ardors, fantasy, myth, legends, dreams, fear, pity, and violence--this magnificent collection of stories illuminates all corners of the human experience.

Including four previously uncollected stories, this new complete edition reveals Graham Greene in a range of contrasting moods, sometimes cynical and witty Reviews: The ending paragraph left goosebumps on my skin for days. Other stories, such as "A Shocking Accident" and "May We Borrow Your Husband" are superb examples of this great story teller's those who have never read Graham Greene, "Collected Short Stories" ought to be your starting point.

Reading the "Collected Short Stories" piqued my interest in Greene's life because the overall impression one is left with after reading these stories written over the course of thirty-eight years is that Greene suffered from severe depression and anxiety, even as a child/5.

This copy of Greene: Collected Short Stories: 21 Stories (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) offered for sale by Discover Books for $ Can you guess which first. Reading the "Collected Short Stories" piqued my interest in Greene's life because the overall impression one is left with after reading these stories written over the course of thirty-eight years is that Greene suffered from severe depression and anxiety, even as a child/5.

Illustrated soft cover/NF w/trace creasing to upper/lower corners & spine. Collection of 37 short stories previously published in three volumes: Twenty-One Stories; A Sense of Reality; and, May We Borrow Your Husband.

The stories in this anthology are indicative of English author and playwright Graham Greene's ( - ) Read more. Books by Graham Greene. The Power and The Glory. The Quiet American. The Heart Of the Matter.

The End Of the Affair. Brighton Rock. The Human Factor. The Collected Short Stories Of Graham Greene. El Tercer Hombre. Fallen Idol. Three Entertainments. Graham Greene On Film. Das Herz Aller Dinge. : Greene: Collected Short Stories: 21 Stories (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) () by Greene, Graham and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5().

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.

He died in April As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography, two of biography and four books for children. He also wrote hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour.

He died in April. Graham Greene (–) was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. Combining literary acclaim with widespread popularity, Greene acquired a reputation early in his lifetime as a major writer, both of serious Catholic novels, and of thrillers (or "entertainments" as he termed them).He was shortlisted, in andfor the Nobel Prize.

Collected Short Stories Summary Trevorappears in The Destructors. Trevor is a young boy who lives in England after the war with Germany. He and his family have been forced to move from their usual neighborhood because of financial difficulties to one where there has been considerable bombing, and his play area is now among the ruins.Buy Collected Stories by Graham Greene from Waterstones today!

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In the short story compilation, Twenty-One Stories, Greene collected stories he wrote between and These quick tales wind through the devastating to the humorous, chronicling anxiety, conscience, and crime.

From “The Blue Film” which follows a husband’s humiliation following the unveiling of his sexual indiscretion to “When Greek Meets Greek” which follows two conmen who.