The Power and the Glory

The Power and the Glory

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by Graham Greene, John Aulicino, Carol Monda
     
 

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Winner of the Hawthornden Prize.

During a vicious persecution of the clergy in Mexico, the 'whisky priest' is on the run and the police are closing in. But compassion and humanity impel him toward his destiny.  See more details below

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Winner of the Hawthornden Prize.

During a vicious persecution of the clergy in Mexico, the 'whisky priest' is on the run and the police are closing in. But compassion and humanity impel him toward his destiny.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Greene’s masterpiece.” –John Updike

“Graham Greene had wit and grace and character and story and a transcendent universal compassion that places him for all time in the ranks of world literature.” –John Le Carré

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556904226
Publisher:
Recorded Books, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Series:
The Fairlawn Series
Edition description:
Unabridged

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Scott Turow
But I had no question when I read, and then repeatedly re-read, The Power and the Glory, that it was a book I would have simply died to write.
From the Publisher
“Brilliant . . . a splendid achievement.” —The Atlantic Monthly

Meet the Author

Graham Greene (1904–1991) worked as a journalist and critic, and was later employed by the foreign office. His many books include The Third Man, The Comedians and Travels with My Aunt. He is the subject of an acclaimed three-volume biography by Norman Sherry.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
October 2, 1904
Date of Death:
April 3, 1991
Place of Birth:
Berkhamsted, England
Place of Death:
Vevey, Switzerland
Education:
Balliol College, Oxford

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