England Made Me

England Made Me

Book - 1970
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From master storyteller Graham Greene comes the tale of Anthony Farrant, who has boasted, lied and cheated his way through jobs all over the world. Then his adoring twin sister, Kate, gets him taken on as the bodyguard of Krogh, her lover and boss, a megalomaniac Swedish financier. All goes well until Krogh gives orders that offend Anthony's innate decency. Outraged and blind to risk, he leaks information to Minty, a shabby journalist and fellow victim of life, a decision that will lead to disastrous consequences.

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Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1970
ISBN: 9780140185515
0140185518
Branch Call Number: PR6013.R44 E55 1970x
GREENE G
Characteristics: 206 p. ; 20 cm

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Jul 31, 2016

Published in 1935 and set in Stockholm, this novel reflects the economic crisis of the 1930s and the amoral greediness of the capitalist, Krogh. It also is the story of twins - a brother and sister - and of their repressed incestuous relationship.

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