Brighton Rock

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Penguin, 3 oct. 1991 - 246 páginas
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Pinkie, a boy gangster in pre-war Brighton, is a Catholic dedicated to evil and damnation. In a dark setting of double crossing and razor slashes, his ambition and hatreds are horribly fulfilled, until Ida determines to convict him for murder.
 

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This was the fourth or fifth book I've read by Greene. It's been a couple years since the last one, but I still really enjoy him. This book had giant characters, but they didn't seem ridiculous in ... Leer reseña completa

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Without doubt the most miserable, sordid, depressing book I have ever read. I read it at school about 40 years ago and have never even opened anything by Graham Greene since. Leer reseña completa

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Índice

PART ONE
5
Chapter 2
21
Chapter 3
29
PART TWO
45
Chapter 2
60
PART THREE
69
Chapter 2
81
Chapter 3
86
Chapter 5
147
Chapter 6
151
PART SIX
153
Chapter 2
163
PART SEVEN
189
Chapter 2
200
Chapter 3
206
Chapter 4
212

Chapter 4
95
PART FOUR
99
Chapter 2
120
Chapter 3
123
PART FIVE
129
Chapter 2
135
Chapter 3
140
Chapter 4
144
Chapter 5
215
Chapter 6
221
Chapter 7
223
Chapter 8
232
Chapter 9
237
Chapter 10
243
Chapter 11
245
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Sobre el autor (1991)

Born in 1904, Graham Greene was the son of a headmaster and the fourth of six children. Preferring to stay home and read rather than endure the teasing at school that was a by-product of his father's occupation, Greene attempted suicide several times and eventually dropped out of school at the age of 15. His parents sent him to an analyst in London who recommended he try writing as therapy. He completed his first novel by the time he graduated from college in 1925. Greene wrote both entertainments and serious novels. Catholicism was a recurring theme in his work, notable examples being The Power and the Glory (1940) and The End of the Affair (1951). Popular suspense novels include: The Heart of the Matter, Our Man in Havana and The Quiet American. Greene was also a world traveler and he used his experiences as the basis for many books. One popular example, Journey Without Maps (1936), was based on a trip through the jungles of Liberia. Greene also wrote and adapted screenplays, including that of the 1949 film, The Third Man, which starred Orson Welles. He died in Vevey, Switzerland in 1991.

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