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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
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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 about 3 weeks ago) 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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