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Clear the street of balloon sellers prior to stakeout: Just one important lesson learned from Carol Reed's The Third Man

One yardstick of a film’s greatness is how well it survives repeat viewings. Carol Reed’s The Third Man is championed as a movie not only withstanding familiarity but actually improving upon multiple sittings. 606 more words

Film Club

Greene and Kipling's Prodigal Sons

What happened next

Luke’s version is a story of redemption. A wastrel lose his inheritance “with riotous living”, admits his error, “I […] am no more worthy to be called thy son”, but his father forgives him, kills the fatted calf, and tells his resentful older brother to rejoice “for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found”. 615 more words



It’s all Jo’s fault!

Not really – I’ve simply slacked off and haven’t updated anything on this blog – or the bike blog – because I’m also working on a class blog.   401 more words

Grahame Greene

the book mark

I love my books. I also love to read from my e-reader. There’s a time and place for everything.

A long trip begs for a stack of books loaded onto your light weight device. 166 more words


The Confidential Agent ~ A Capsule Book Review

The Confidential Agent ~ A Capsule Book Review by Allen Kopp

The hero/protagonist of Graham Greene’s novel The Confidential Agent is referred to only as “D.” That’s how confidential he is. 519 more words

Pico Iyer's The Man Within My Head

I don’t read non-fiction works that well. No, I’m not saying I’ve something against them; just that, as a rule, I tend to enjoy fiction more. 660 more words