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One More Surrender

“In any case, even if he could have gone south and avoided the village, it was only one more surrender: the years behind him were littered with similar surrenders – feast-days and fast-days and days of abstinence had been the first to go: then he had ceased to trouble more than occasionally about his breviary – and finally he had left it behind altogether at the port in one of his periodic attempts at escape. 289 more words


Sewer films

When I first wrote about Brighton Rock (1947), the film made by the Boulting Brothers from the novel by Graham Greene, I had this to say: 768 more words

Ruskin Bond, Old Men and a Quiet American @ Talking Terrace Book Club in January, 2016 (Part 2)

Did you visit our Talking Terrace Book Club post last week? You can read it here. Today we’ll look at the books my colleagues Srishti and Abhaya were reading. 711 more words


BOOK REVIEW: Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene

I love a good spy novel (or film, when I get the opportunity to drool over Sean Connery’s Bond), but Our Man in Havana has now shot to the top of my favourite books about espionage. 472 more words


Another day, another bad John¬†Frankenheimer movie. But he directs the shit out of all of them, I have to say — total commitment.

YEAR OF THE GUN. 412 more words


The heart of the matter

Author: Graham Greene

Language: English

Summary: Scobie, a police officer serving in a war-time West African state, is distrusted, being scrupulously honest and immune to bribery. 40 more words