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The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

You know that man child we all know? The one who only dates women half his weight so he “feels like a man” around them? The one who thinks women are bitches because he only ever pays attention to painfully insecure women? 171 more words


Where Malgudi was born: RK Narayan Museum, Mysuru

A public outcry saved author RK Narayan’s Mysuru home from demolition. Now restored and converted into a museum, it offers a peep into his life and times, discover ANURAG MALLICK and PRIYA GANAPATHY… 1,162 more words


AtoZChallenge# on Favourite Authors: Narayan

“The faint aroma of gum and calico that hangs about a library is as the fragrance of incense to me. I think the most beautiful sight is the gilt-edged backs of a row of books on a shelf. 1,269 more words



Knowing that Graham Greene was both a crypto-catholic and a spy, as well of course the writer of some magnificent spy stories, I should have expected something like this. 486 more words


Dictators and rum punches: Graham Greene in Haiti and Central America

Seeds of Fiction: Graham Greene’s Adventures in Haiti and Central America 1954-1983, by Bernard Diederich (published by Peter Owen)

To get value from a memoir of a novelist, you really need to have read several examples of the work.    472 more words


The poet of apprehension

Patricia Highsmith’s advice to budding writers was to begin a novel with events of everyday life that may spark off a story, and then capture the reader’s attention with invention. 756 more words


Naïve Politics and Spies

Our Man in Havana is not a novel, but an entertainment. And the book’s author, Graham Greene, definitely entertains as he makes fun of the James Bond stereotype. 353 more words