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The Life of Graham Greene: 1955-1991

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October 2, 2004, marks the centenary of one of the twentieth century's most important literary figures: Graham Greene. In volume three, Norman Sherry brings this magisterial biography-twenty-seven years in the making-to a close. Following Greene, still an agent for the British government, from prerevolutionary Cuba and the Belgian Congo to adulterous interludes in Capri and Antibes, Sherry shows Greene at the height of his fame, in the company of other literary luminaries such as T. S. Eliot, Evelyn Waugh, Ian Fleming, and Noël Coward.

Through unparalleled access to letters, to diaries, and to Greene himself, Sherry reveals with insight and eloquence Greene's obsessions, his complicated religious feelings, and most significantly, his art. This volume, with its wealth of new and shocking details, brings to a close what Margaret Atwood called "the definitive biography." secrecy, deception, and manipulation. (The Washington Post Book World) Book Review) times he lived through in Proustian detail. (Margaret Atwood) sensibility, knowledge and power. (Shirley Hazzard) inspiration are well-matched by Norman Sherry's intelligence, sympathy, and powers of analysis. (Joyce Carol Oates)

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Hardback Editions

2004 : UK Hardback

Title: The Life of Graham Greene, Volume III, 1955-1991
Author(s): Norman Sherry
ISBN: 0-224-05974-2 / 978-0-224-05974-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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Paperback Editions

November 2005 : UK Paperback

Title: The Life of Graham Greene: Volume III: 1955-1991
Author(s): Norman Sherry
ISBN: 0-14-303613-0 / 978-0-14-303613-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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