The Life Of Graham Greene

To mark the October centenary of Graham Greene's birth there is the chance to hear five extracts from the renowned biographies by Norman Sherry.

The common theme in all five extracts is Greene's need to travel As his friend Trevor Wilson put it: "There are two things he'd go to the ends of the earth for: information and a beautiful woman."

With Malcolm Sinclair as Graham Greene.

Narrated by David Horovitch.

Abridged by Andrew Simpson.

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01I Want To Get Out Of This Country20040927

To mark the October centenary of Graham Greene's birth there is the chance to hear five extracts from the renowned biographies by Norman Sherry.

The common theme in all five extracts is Greene's need to travel As his friend Trevor Wilson put it: "There are two things he'd go to the ends of the earth for: information and a beautiful woman."

With Malcolm Sinclair as Graham Greene.

Narrated by David Horovitch.

Abridged by Andrew Simpson.In his thirties, about to marry Vivien and struggling with Brighton Rock, Greene departs for Mexico.

It's a shock!.

02The Third Man And Other Friends20040928

We follow the making of the famous film, scripted by Greene.

It's destination Vienna for parties and strolls in the sewer system.

03White Night In Albany20040929

In Greene's flat, strange memories of Hanoi.

04I Shall Arise And Go Now20040930

Today, a strange trip to Moscow.

05 LASTBonjour La France20041001

Greene is decorated and flees to France.