Travels with My Aunt by Graham GreeneTravels with My Aunt by Graham Greene

Travels with My Aunt

byGraham Greene

Paperback | January 1, 2007

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Greene's fine sense of humor is displayed in this warm and far-reaching comic novel,Travels with My Aunt, a bestseller when it appeared originally. At his mother's funeral, Henry Pulling, a stuffy, retired bank manager with an interest in dahlias, meets his Aunt Augusta.

The indomitable Aunt Augusta pulls Henry along on a whirlwind adventure traveling with an old lover, Wordsworth; Curran, the founder of a doggies' church; O'Toole, the C.I.A. man obsessed by statistics and his counterculture daughter; and old Mr. Visconti, who has been wanted by Interpol for twenty years. Henry describes his activities with shock and bewilderment, and, finally, with the tenderness of a fellow traveler going their way.

Born in 1904, Graham Greene was the son of a headmaster and the fourth of six children. Preferring to stay home and read rather than endure the teasing at school that was a by-product of his father's occupation, Greene attempted suicide several times and eventually dropped out of school at the age of 15. His parents sent him to an anal...
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Title:Travels with My AuntFormat:PaperbackDimensions:313 pages, 10.03 × 7.05 × 0.83 inPublished:January 1, 2007Publisher:Transaction Large PrintLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1412807417

ISBN - 13:9781412807418

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from An easy read A easy read type book ,starts off quite interesting but looses its edge and gets s but confusing at stages .
Date published: 2015-09-15