Reconsidering Graham Greene


We have a good episode of the History of Literature coming up soon… a reconsideration of Graham Greene, one of the best novelists of the twentieth century – and also one of the most important.

During the recording I fumbled for this quote, but it still stands out:

For me one of the best, most true and moving novels of my time, in anybody’s language.

That’s William Faulkner, writing about Greene’s masterpiece The End of the Affair.

And here’s a treat. One minute and six seconds of heaven. Well, my kind of heaven, anyway:


Simply gorgeous.

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Onward and upward, everyone! Happy Thursday!