Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: noirs

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 22 Mar 2006

David Wright wrote:

In 'Brighton Rock,' (really a must-read for Noir fans), Graham Greene's unsettling portrayal of teenage gangster Pinkie 'the Boy' Brown confronts the reader with this disturbing paradox: the most devout believer of all must be Satan himself.

************ His The Power and the Glory is great Christian noir, also. Superb. I guess it's got typical Graham Greene flaws in it, but it's hard to beat the character of the whiskey priest.


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