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Graham Greene (1904-1991), Novelist

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Novelist. Educated like Boxer at Berkhamsted School, Greene worked on The Times (1926-30). He was converted to Roman Catholicism in 1926, and the paradoxes of life and faith, which he described as 'The honest thief, the tender murderer,/The superstitious atheist…', and the motives for committing to a cause or ideology, became the matter of his later writing. Brighton Rock (1938), followed by The Power and the Glory (1940), established his reputation as a novelist. During the War he worked for the Foreign Office in Sierra Leone (1941-3). He settled in the South of France.

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Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
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Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
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Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
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Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
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Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
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Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
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Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
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Graham Greene

by Lida Moser
film negative, 1954
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Graham Greene

by Jan Siegieda
bromide print, 1979
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Graham Greene

by David Levine
pen, 1970s-1980s
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