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Author QuotedGraham Greene
Title QuotedBrighton Rock
Date (Year/Month/Day)1940/03/19
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1938I
QuotationGraham Greene's Brighton Rock is good all the way from the quotation on the flyleaf, from The Witch of Edmonton "This were a fine reign: To do ill and not hear of it again." The book is full of terrific images, witty and complex and metaphysical. He is putting to its very best use a kind of modified surrealism, and the framework of the "thriller" is perfect for what he is trying to do.
Quotation SourceRun to the mountain: The Story of a Vocation. The journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 1, 1939-1941.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1995, p. 154
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