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Review of 'My Days' - autobiography of R K Narayan

It is always easier to read an autobiography if one has read substantial work of a novelist – traces of his own life and personality always seep into his books so one is quite familiar with the material and does not get many curve balls.

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The week in reading 4/13

Graham Greene, an all time favorite bringing back memories of my early years. I have referred to this before and  discussed his “End of the Affair” in a recent… 590 more words

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Song of the Day, January 21: Graham Greene by John Cale

Today’s song is Graham Greene by John Cale. After leaving the Velvet Underground, Cale demonstrated the breadth of his talents on his first few outings, ranging from smart, off-kilter pop to avant rock to smartly minimalist instrumentals. 117 more words

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Why Graham Greene?

On the increasingly rare occasion that someone asks me who my favorite writer is, I usually, quickly and with little hesitation, say Graham Greene. The End of the Affair… 505 more words

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Review: The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene

The Penguin Classics Edition has John Updike provide a great introduction to the novel. To digress a little (a little early as well), Updike provides wonderful introductions, although all I’ve read were those of Franz Kafka’s short stories, Walden and F. 467 more words


Graham Greene, British Spies and Cuba

I recently finished reading Graham Greene’s novel, Our Man in Havana, about a British vacuum cleaners salesmen in Cuba who turn into a spy by accident.  1,691 more words