The Power and the Glory

Paperback | May 22, 2001

byGraham Greene

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During a vicious persecution of the clergy in Mexico, a worldly priest, the “whisky priest,” is on the run. With the police closing in, his routes of escape are being shut off, his chances getting fewer. But compassion and humanity force him along the road to his destiny, reluctant to abandon those who need him.

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During a vicious persecution of the clergy in Mexico, a worldly priest, the “whisky priest,” is on the run. With the police closing in, his routes of escape are being shut off, his chances getting fewer. But compassion and humanity force him along the road to his destiny, reluctant to abandon those who need him.

Graham Greene (1904–1991) worked as a journalist and critic, and was later employed by the foreign office. His many books include The Third Man, The Comedians and Travels with My Aunt. He is the subject of an acclaimed three-volume biography by Norman Sherry.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 0.6 inPublished:May 22, 2001Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099286092

ISBN - 13:9780099286097

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“Greene’s masterpiece.” –John Updike

“Graham Greene had wit and grace and character and story and a transcendent universal compassion that places him for all time in the ranks of world literature.” –John Le Carré