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The power and the glory

Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: New York : Open Road Integrated Media, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Mexico, this novel describes the desperate last wanderings of a whisky priest as outlaw in his own state, who, despite a sense of his own worthlessness (he drinks and has fathered a bastard daughter), is determined to continue to function as priest until captured.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Greene
ISBN: 9781504052450 1504052455
OCLC Number: 1028731788
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Graham Greene.
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Set in Mexico, this novel describes the desperate last wanderings of a whisky priest as outlaw in his own state, who, despite a sense of his own worthlessness (he drinks and has fathered a bastard daughter), is determined to continue to function as priest until captured.

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Idealism and Pragmatism

by RZinkel (WorldCat user published 2019-03-09) Very Good Permalink

 

Greene wrote the book after living in Mexico for less than two months in 1938. He depicts small towns in Mexico that are oppressed by an anti-religious government, personified in the character of the Lieutenant, a man who hates Christianity. He does not...
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