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The Dreams of Graham Greene

Graham Greene week continues! Today’s our last installment before we take a look at intrepid women journalists (and other action heroines) in New York City of the 1910s. 408 more words


What I Read - April 2016

*I’ve added a new page on the blog that lists all the book reviews. Currently, it is alphabetical by author’s last name. Let me know if you have thoughts on better/additional ways to organize that. 271 more words

Book Reviews

Catherine Walston: The Beautiful Inspiration for "The End of the Affair"

As we discussed on the podcast, Graham Greene’s masterpiece The End of the Affair had a real-life basis: Greene’s affair with Catherine Walston, an American beauty whose “zeal for Catholicism was matched only by her insatiable lust.” (Quite a description!) 198 more words


Graham Greene and...the Dalai Lama?


Hmm…I’m not sure I’m buying what Pico Iyer is selling here

Q: What is it about Graham Greene? If you put the Dalai Lama on one end of a continuum, Leonard Cohen would be somewhere nearby and Graham Greene would be way over on the other end.

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Goodreads review: Brighton Rock

Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’d known about Brighton Rock for ages – a combination of general awareness of Graham Greene and the Morrissey song… 458 more words


Travels With My Aunt (musical) review

Link to Travels With My Aunt, in the new original musical version at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre. Patricia Hodge as Aunt Augusta and Steven Pacey as her bank manager nephew, Henry Pulling.   11 more words

Christopher Luscombe

To Catch a Spy: Graham Greene's Deathbed Revelation

It’s one of the great mysteries of Graham Greene’s life, and it may have cost him the Nobel Prize. I alluded to it in the… 1,185 more words