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  1. says:

    346 The Confidential Agent Graham GreeneThe Confidential Agent 1939 is a thriller novel by British author Graham Greene Fueled by Benzedrine Greene wrote it in six weeks To avoid distraction he rented a room in Bloomsbury from a landlady who lived in an apartment below him He used that apartment in the novel it's where D hides for a day and had an affair with the landlady's daughter He wrote the book for money and was so displea

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    Read by Patrick TullDescription 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 price Initially this seems to be a matter of straightforward negotiation but soon implica

  3. says:

    This is Greene at his best providing a gnashing noir a tale of chase and deception The Confidential Agent distills the fears of the late 1930s people are being driven to an almost post human ignobility Attempting to stay above the feral pragmatism an agent known as D makes his way to England The timeframe and circumstances suggest The Spanish Civil War but the details blur into a generic European nightmare D is a classi

  4. says:

    It's not perfect but even Greene knew that He wrote it in six weeks and wanted to publish it under a pseudonym Characters conveniently and coincidentally bump into one another a love story in the time frame of a couple of days etc But that being said it's still some damn fine writing I look forward to reading some of his important works

  5. says:

    Many a long and weary year ago I read a fair few Greene books This one has a nice grimy atmosphere and a very real uncertainty about who if anyo

  6. says:

    Greene wrote this story in six weeks The main character D is a rebel from a civil war who arrives in England on a secret mission to buy coal From the start everything goes wrong The other side is trying to stop him and his trauma from his experiences in the war such as his wife executed buried alive in a bombing raid all make him paranoid

  7. says:

    Of all the entertainments that the great Graham Greene had written in his entire ouevre 'The Confidential Agent' holds a perverse sort of fascination to its origins Apparently on the brink of bankruptcy bothered by his own personal demons of infidelity in a marriage already breaking at the seams Greene locked himself up in a state of self compelled exile in an apartment in London and started a daily dose of Benzedrine to drive hi

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    This is a lot of fun A fuddy duddy lecturer D comes to England as the confidential agent Only he seems pretty incapable and scared of his own shadow He befriends a young woman and the pair grow humorously close as they face constant danger and espionage D gradually finds the courage and conviction he needs A well written thriller a

  9. says:

    Graham Greene is one of my favourite authors having started reading his novels when I was in my teens many years ago though I haven’t read one of his books for several yearsNow on re reading “The Confidential Agent” I know why I like him so much He is a great storyteller and has a wonderful way of phrasing his sentences in which not a single word is ever surplus to reuirements It is a joy and pleasure to read what he has

  10. says:

    UnabridgedDuration 7h 30 minRead by Patrick Tull From BBC Radio 4 DramaGraham Greene's masterful tale of suspen

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The Confidential Agent

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 En. 346 The Confidential Agent Graham GreeneThe Confidential Agent 1939 is a thriller novel by British author Graham Greene Fueled by Benzedrine Greene wrote it in six weeks To avoid distraction he rented a room in Bloomsbury from a landlady who lived in an apartment below him He used that apartment in the novel it s where D hides for a day and had an affair with the landlady s daughter He wrote the book for money and was so displeased with his work that he wanted it published under a pseudonym Plot D a former university professor speaking perfect English is sent by his government two years into a vicious civil war on a secret mission to buy coal in England Traumatised by the war in which his wife was executed in error and he was buried alive in an air raid England to him is a place of peace and happy memories 2012 1380 317 9644481631 1395 284 9786009582488 20

review The Confidential Agent

Gland sent on a mission to buy coal at any price Initially this seems to be a matter of straightforward negotiation but soon implicated in murder accused of po. Many a long and weary year ago I read a fair few Greene books This one has a nice grimy atmosphere and a very real uncertainty about who if anyone can be trusted The Esperanto lesson always seemed like a nice touch invented stories pretended loyalties unreal language no end of deceptions A Tangled Affair (The Pearl House year ago I read a fair few Greene books This one has a nice grimy atmosphere and a very real uncertainty about who if anyone can be trusted The Esperanto lesson always seemed like a nice touch invented stories pretended loyalties unreal language no end of deceptions

characters Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Graham Greene

Ssessing false documents and theft held responsible for the death of a young woman D becomes a hunted man tormented by allegiances doubts and the love of other. This is a lot of fun A fuddy duddy lecturer D comes to England as the confidential agent Only he seems pretty incapable and scared of his own shadow He befriends a young woman and the pair grow humorously close as they face constant danger and espionage D gradually finds the courage and conviction he needs A well written thriller and on of my favourites out of Greene s less serious works Devoted to Drew young woman D becomes a hunted man tormented by allegiances doubts and the love of other. This is a lot of fun A fuddy duddy lecturer D comes to England as the confidential agent Only he seems pretty incapable and scared of his own shadow He befriends a

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  • The Confidential Agent
  • Graham Greene
  • English
  • 15 July 2019
  • 9780099286196

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