The years from 1939 to 1955 proved to be the most prolific of Graham Greene's life. In this book, Norman Sherry continues his engrossing account, delving deeply and emerging with a portrait of the author at the height of both his spying and literary careers.
Greene produced some of his best novels during this time The same period encompasses his passionate affair with the beautiful American Catherine Watson, who was married to a British peer, the disintegration of his marriage and of his long relationship with Dorothy Glover, his activities as a secret agent, and his forays into the conflicts in Kenya, Malaya, and French Indo-China.
As with Volume 1, Norman Sherry succeeds in unlocking the mystery of Greene's character and the alchemic nature of his creative genius.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 12 / 2004
- 129 x 198mm