Graham Greene

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The Guardian view on clergy on TV: not just ‘rogues or idiots’ | Editorial
Editorial: Anglican vicars may often be portrayed as bland, benign and bumbling, but the Archbishop of Canterbury is missing something


26, Nov, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Top 10 books about neocolonialism | Susan Williams
Decades of economic imperialism and conditional aid have inspired authors from Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o to Graham Greene to explore insidious western control

Susan Williams

28, Oct, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Top 10 novels of the 1930s | Alec Marsh
From George Orwell to Daphne du Maurier, the books that made a decade span village detectives, Edwardian butlers and Bright Young Things

Alec Marsh

22, Sep, 2021 @3:27 PM

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The reputation game: how authors try to control their image from beyond the grave
The row over a new biography of Philip Roth has exposed the way agents and estates restrict access and manage archives to maintain a writer’s posthumous good name

Edward Helmore

23, May, 2021 @2:36 PM

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A Splinter of Ice review – Graham Greene and Kim Philby clink glasses
Ben Brown’s new play imagining the author’s Moscow meeting with his former MI6 colleague fails to truly chill

Susannah Clapp

25, Apr, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Graham Greene’s showdown with Soviet spy Kim Philby: A Splinter of Ice review
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A meeting between the writer and the double agent, once colleagues at MI6, is strong on friendship and betrayal – but takes us no closer to the heart of either man

Arifa Akbar

15, Apr, 2021 @10:59 PM

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Alan Bennett’s 2020 diary reveals growing health struggles
At 86, the playwright says arthritis is increasingly restrictive, but also finds room for satirical jabs at Boris Johnson’s government and everyday comedy

Alison Flood

23, Dec, 2020 @1:00 PM

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The don of disillusionment: John le Carré on film
The paranoia and cynicism of Carol Reed’s The Third Man fired Le Carré’s imagination, while Tomas Alfredson updated Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy for the Iraq war era

Peter Bradshaw

14, Dec, 2020 @1:38 PM

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Russian Roulette: The Life and Times of Graham Greene review – addicted to danger
A new biography, by Richard Greene, insists there was more to the author than ‘sex, books and depression’

Blake Morrison

28, Nov, 2020 @7:30 AM

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George Alagiah: 'Steinbeck taught me the power of words'
The television presenter and author on Graham Greene, Germaine Greer and reading poetry during chemotherapy

George Alagiah

10, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Cold Warriors by Duncan White review – when novels were weapons
This account of the cultural dimension of capitalism v communism offers a reminder that literature can unsettle the powerful

John Mullan

23, Dec, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Top 10 novels about adultery | Douglas Kennedy
From Graham Greene’s anguished transgressions to Milan Kundera’s happy-go-lucky erotic adventures, fiction has long adored illicit affairs

Douglas Kennedy

18, Dec, 2019 @10:54 AM

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