Tags » Graham Greene

REVIEW: Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene

At his mother’s funeral, Henry Pulling meets his eccentric Aunt Augusta, a woman whom he has never met before. She instantly becomes a source of curiosity for Henry with her unusual humour and wild stories of figures from the past and unusual holiday destinations. 320 more words

Reviews

Track of the Day - GRAHAM GREENE BAND 'CJ's Blues (live)'

Australian guitarist Graham Greene is an amazingly talented composer and musician, and I’ve interviewed him several times for Rock And Roll (here, and… 106 more words

Tunes

A SPECIAL APPEARANCE

MOVIES ARE EVERYWHERE

ONE OF VIVIEN LEIGH’S MOST UNUSUAL APPEARANCES

Movies are everywhere, including good books.  In Graham Greene’s The Last Word, a collection of otherwise uncollected stories, he includes a piece called “Work Not in Progress.”  It purports to be a sketch for a never-completed, never-performed musical comedy called… 109 more words

Vivien Leigh

Expo 58 - Jonathan Coe #recensioni #JonathanCoe

Due pareri del nostro gruppo su questo libro, che non ne esce bene, ahimè.

DANIELA:

Muggisco dalla delusione.

Mi aspettavo Hitchcock & Cary Grant e mi ritrovo Scemo & più Scemo. 117 more words

Nicola Gervasini

Silence

Silence by Shusaku Endo is an intense, personal exploration of faith and a meditation on Japan and Japanese christianity. It’s no wonder then that Endo is known as the Graham Green of Japan, an author who similarity broods on the mysteries of (Catholic) faith. 329 more words

Imperfect 'Acquaintances': Our Companions In Life

In Journey Without Maps (Penguin, New York, 1936:1978, p. 28) Graham Greene writes:

There are places when one is ready to welcome any kind of acquaintance with memories in common: he may be cheap but he knew Annette; he may be dishonest but he once lodged with George; even if the acquaintance is very dim indeed and takes a lot of recognizing. 476 more words

Philosophy

Book Review - Graham Greene's The Quiet American (1955)

The 1950s, saw the decline of British and French colonialism in Vietnam, as American involvement grew. Some critics have credited Greene’s novel with “predicting” the outcome of American military action in Vietnam, or at least, exposing the flaws in the thinking of the novel’s American character, Pyle (and therefore undermining the philosophy which lies behind Pyle’s character – … 482 more words

Travel