Re: RARA-AVIS: The Power and the Glory

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 05 Nov 2007

--- In, "Stephen Burridge"
<stephen.burridge@...> wrote:
> I agree that "The Power and the Glory" is a wonderful book.
> I read a bunch of Greene years ago, then began again this year after
> happening upon his excellent short story "The Destructors". In the
> last few months I've read "England Made Me", "A Gun For Sale",
> "Brighton Rock", "The Confidential Agent", and "The Power and the
> Glory" -- the books he published from 1935 to 1940, in that order. I
> think he was basically getting better with every book in that period.

His collected short stories, which I reread last year, are really excellent. I find a special intensity in his writing, regardless of topic. Greene may be much undervalued, still, by the literary establishment.



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