Book List:57 titles
  • One of the few children's books written by the great Graham Greene, with pictures by master illustrator Edward Ardizzone Mr. Potter is a proud shopkeeper with a busy shop, until one day a big superstore opens across the street. The new store has a de...


  • In the late 1930s, Graham Greene was commissioned to visit Mexico to report on how the inhabitants had reacted to the brutal anticlerical purges of President Calles. The Lawless Roads is his spellbinding record of that journey. Taking him through the...


  • The complete stories of a 20th century master of fictionAffairs, obsessions, ardors, fantasy, myth, legends, dreams, fear, pity, and violence—this magnificent collection of stories illuminates all corners of the human experience. Including four pre...


  • With a new introduction by Giles FodenWhen Querry, a famous architect, no longer finds meaning in art or pleasure in life, he goes to work at a Congo leper village where, as he loses himself in work for the lepers, his disease of mind slowly approach...


  • No Man's Land is a profoundly chilling tale of espionage, superstition, and betrayal, and bears all the hallmarks of Greene's most famous works. Arriving in the Harz Mountains, within striking distance of the Iron Curtain, “civilian” Brown appears...


  • Published in 1932, this spy thriller unfolds aboard the Orient Express as it crosses Europe from Ostend to Constantinople. Weaving a web of subterfuge, murder and politics along the way, it focuses upon the disturbing relationship between Myatt, the ...




  • With a new introduction by Monica AliThe love affair between Maurice Bendix and Sarah, flourishing in the turbulent times of the London Blitz, ends when she suddenly and without explanation breaks it off. Two years later, after a chance meeting, Bend...








  • These twelve stories, dating from 1923 to 1989, represent the quintessential Graham Greene. Rich in gallows humor, they have the power both to move and to entertain. Included here are such famous stories as "The Last Word", "The News in English", "Th...


  • A young boy, Victor, is collected from school by a stranger in a bowler hat - the stranger says he has won Victor in a game of backgammon with Victor's father. The stranger, known as the Captain, takes Victor to live with the sweet but withdrawn Lisa...


  • Dr. Fischer, an enigmatic millionaire, practical joker, and student of human nature, hosts notoriously decadent parties that serve as part of his experiment to see just how far the extremely wealthy will go to satisfy their greed...


  • First published in 1980, Graham Greene retraces the experiences and encounters of his long and extraordinary life. His restlessness is legendary, he has travelled like an explorer seeking out people and political situations at the dangerous edge of t...


  • In a prison in Occupied France one in every ten men is to be shot. The prisoners draw lots among themselves - and for rich lawyer Louis Chavel it seems that his whole life has been leading up to an agonising and crucial failure of nerve. Hysterical w...



  • 'In August 1981 my bag was packed for my fifth visit to Panama when the news came to me over the telephone of the death of General Omar Torrijos Herrera, my friend and host. . . At that moment the idea came to me to write a short personal memoir. . ....



  • White men were not particularly welcome in Liberia when Graham Greene made it the object of his first journey outside Europe. Drawn by the evident seediness of a republic founded for released slaves and, above all, by the darkness and mystery which A...


  • With his Sancho Panza a deposed Communist mayor and his faithful Rocinante an antiquated automobile, Monsignor Quixote roams through modern-day Spain in a brilliant picaresque fable that, like Cervantes' classic, offers enduring insights into our lif...


  • WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY IAN RANKIN. In a small continental country civil war is raging. Once a lecturer in medieval French, now a confidential agent, D is a scarred stranger in a seemingly casual England, sent on a mission to buy coal at any pric...


  • Set in the torn landscape of the Blitz, this book is a phantasmagoric study in terror. Arthur Rowe was hamstrung by guilt, the guilt of having murdered his sick wife. He was standing aside from the war until the day when he happened to guess the true...


  • The Man Within tells the story of Andrews, a young man who has betrayed his fellow smugglers and fears their vengeance. Fleeing from them, with no hope of pity or salvation, he takes refuge in the house of a young woman, also alone in the world. She...




  • From master storyteller Graham Greene comes the tale of Anthony Farrant, who has boasted, lied and cheated his way through jobs all over the world. Then his adoring twin sister, Kate, gets him taken on as the bodyguard of Krogh, her lover and boss, a...


  • Graham Greene's autobiographical account of schooldays and Oxford; encounters with adolescence, psychoanalysis and Russian roulette, his marriage and conversion to Catholicism and how he rashly resigned from the Times when his first novel was publish...


  • The senior officers of Britain's secret service move to plug a leak by eliminating a junior colleague, unmindful of a veteran intelligence processor whose decency, courage, and capacity for love threaten all security...






  • Bertram had no belief in luck. An unsuccessful assistant accountant, he was planning to get married for the second time - quietly. But Dreuther, a director of Bertram's firm, whimsically switches the honeymoon to Monte Carlo. Here Bertram's gambling ...





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    Early one morning the little train wakes up in his home town, Little Snoreing, and decides to go on an adventure. He chugs and puffs his way through villages, past castles and over bridges. But soon he gets tired, and the big city is a bit scary. The...



    • 1973
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    The classic underdog story of one brave little fire engine and his drive, by Graham Greene and Edward Ardizzone One day a shiny new fire engine arrives in Little Snoreing and Sam Trolley and the old-fashioned little fire engine are told they're not ...



  • A novel which follows a man who embarks on a journey around the world with his elderly yet adventurous aunt, visiting locations such as Paris and Paraguay, mixing with hippies, war criminals and CIA Agents. From the author of OUR MAN IN HAVANA....


  • Author William Harris is spending the fag-end of the season at Antibes finishing his first attempt at historical biography, but he becomes more and more interested and involved in the antics of two homosexual interior decorators intent on stealing Po...


  • The centenary edition with a new introduction by Paul Theroux: three men meet on a ship bound for Haiti. Hiding behind their actors’ masks, they hesitate on the edge of life — afraid of love, afraid of pain, afraid of fear itself....



  • A collection of four stories comprising Under The Garden' (A short novel); A Visit to the Morin'; Dream of a Strange Land' and A Discovery in the Woods'. In these four stories Graham Greene, one of the master of modern English fiction, has allowed hi...


  • Drover, a Communist bus driver, is in prison, sentenced to death for killing a policeman during a riot at Hyde Park Corner. A battle for a reprieve with many participants ensues: the Assistant Commissioner, high-principled and over-worked; Conrad, a ...



  • Graham Greene set two of his novels, "A Burnt out Case" and "The Heart of the Matter" in Africa. Each arose out of visits to Africa - during each of which he kept a journal. Both are printed here and provide a glimpse of the novelist responding to th...


  • This book is a reproduction of a volume found in the collection of the University of Michigan Library. It is produced from digital images created through the Library's large-scale digitization efforts. The digital images for this book were cleaned an...


  • Graham Greene?s classic Cuban spy story, now with a new package and a new introduction First published in 1959, Our Man in Havana is an espionage thriller, a penetrating character study, and a political satire that still resonates today. Conceived as...


  • The 1957 English play, The Potting Shed, a 3-act play and a psychological family drama that carries themes of marriage, faith, religion, resurrection, betrayal, deception. It begins with the patriach dying, and his grown children are sent for by tele...


  • Into the intrigue and violence of Indo-China comes Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naive optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler finds it hard to stand and watch. ...









  • Somewhere in shadowy post-war Vienna, where everyone has something to sell on the black market, lurks the third man who witnessed the murder of Harry Lime. Novelist Holly Martins is haunted by the death of his friend. His search for the killer makes ...


  • With a new introduction by James WoodScobie, a police officer serving in a wartime west-African state, is distrusted — being scrupulously honest and immune to bribery. But then he falls in love, and in so doing, he is forced to betray everything he...


  • With a new introduction by J.M. CoetzeeA gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous Ida Arnold, who is determined...



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    One of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, in a new edition commemorating its 75th anniversary   Seventy-five years ago, Graham Greene published The Power and the Glory, a moralist thriller that traces a line of influence back to Dostoyevs...