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Postby Quixotic » Thu May 17, 2018 10:16 am

office plant wrote:
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vivian darko wrote:the ending of that book has the englishman murder the american out of jealousy and rationalize it as for the greater good.Toggle Spoiler i don't think greene is on his side, though he was conservative iirc.

yeah you're right. i guess my read was that greene came off as the exact sort of person who still favoured intervention and the natural dominance of the west over the east?

maybe I have to read it again but idk how you can get this out of quiet american

i dunno, maybe i should read it again too?
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Postby Riverchrist » Thu May 17, 2018 11:44 am

Catholics still love this guy. They have a lot of imagination. But only for certain things.
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Postby manvstrees » Sat May 26, 2018 6:34 pm

This thread made me grab the copy of Brighton Rock that's been sitting around for a couple of years and I am having a fucking blast with it
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Postby Hal Jordan » Sat May 26, 2018 6:59 pm

Brighton rock rules
well that was intense
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Postby abs » Sat May 26, 2018 7:08 pm

Boy, do I love Graham Greene!it must be because I love a man struggling with god.Toggle Spoiler
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Postby blackbetty » Sat May 26, 2018 7:45 pm

just finished our man in havana which was charming, funny, and fast read. reminded me a bit of under the volcano except less despair inducing.
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