Graham Greene

The whole of the next hour and a bit is dedicated to the work of Graham Greene – a writer we have long wanted to tackle. We cover several representative pieces – not necessarily the most famous of Greene’s work – and try to apply a fresh perspective to his long and sometimes controversial career.

We start somewhere near the beginning withThe Name of Actionfrom 1930, a book Greene himself wanted suppressed…

The books featured (with rough timings where they appear in the show) are:

The Name of Action,1930 (11’34)

The Ministry of Fear,1943 (18’15)

The Quiet American, 1955 (30’32)

May We Borrow Your Husband? & Other Comedies of the Sexual Life, 1967 (45’46)

Lord Rochester’s Monkey, 1976 (58’01)

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