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  • Published: 10 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473580701
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: Audio Download

Ways Of Escape

The second volume of Greene's autobiography, focussing on his intrepid travels and his time spent in Hollywood.

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With superb skill and feeling, Graham Greene retraces the experiences and encounters of his extraordinary life. His restlessness is legendary; as if seeking out danger, Greene travelled to Haiti during the nightmare rule of Papa Doc, Vietnam in the last days of the French, Kenya during the Mau Mau rebellion. With ironic delight he recalls his time in the British Secret Service in Africa, and his brief involvement in Hollywood. He writes, as only he can, about people and places, about faith, doubt, fear and, not least, the trials and craft of writing.

©Graham Green 1980 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

  • Published: 10 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473580701
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: Audio Download

About the author

Graham Greene

Graham Greene was born in 1904. He worked as a journalist and critic, and in 1940 became literary editor of the Spectator. He was later employed by the Foreign Office. As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography, two of biography and four books for children. He also wrote hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. He died in April 1991.

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Praise for Ways Of Escape

Inspiring...provides the best possible introduction to the novels but also the portrait of a dedicated artist


Ways of Escape is as good as the best of its kind...marvellously rich

William Trevor, Guardian

Excellent reading...wonderfully good

Sunday Telegraph

The writing is suffused with melancholy regret, not for what he writes, one feels, but for what he has left out


Greene is unrivalled in his ability to evoke location and the human condition

Carol Drinkwater, Daily Express

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