|Born||Henry Graham Greene|
2 October 1904
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, Ingland
|Dee'd||3 Apryle 1991 (aged 86)|
|Alma mater||Balliol College, Oxford|
|Genre||Leeterar feection, thriller|
|Spoose||Vivien Dayrell-Browning (1927–1991, his daith; separatit frae 1947)|
|Pairtner||Catherine Walston, Lady Walston (1946–1966)|
Yvonne Cloetta (1966–1991)
|Bairns||Lucy Caroline (b. 1933)|
Francis (b. 1936)
Henry Graham Greene OM CH (2 October 1904 – 3 Aprile 1991), better kent bi his pen name Graham Greene, wis an Inglis novelist regairdit bi some as ane o the great writers o the 20t century. Combinin leeterar acclaim wi widespread popularity, Greene acquired a reputation early in his lifetime as a major writer, baith o serious Catholic novelles, an o thrillers (or "enterteenments" as he termed them). He wis shortleetit, in 1966 an 1967, for the Nobel Prize for Leeteratur. Throu 67 years o writins, which includit ower 25 novelles, he explored the ambivalent moral an poleetical issues o the modren warld, eften throu a Catholic perspective.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Miller, R. H. Understanding Graham Greene. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1990. Print.
- Pendleton, Robert. Graham Greene's Conradian Masterplot. Suffolk: MacMillan Press Ltd, 1996. Print.
- Brian Diemert (27 August 1996). Graham Greene's Thrillers and the 1930s. McGill-Queen's Press. p. 5.
- Brian Diemert (27 August 1996). Graham Greene's Thrillers and the 1930s. McGill-Queen's Press. p. 183.
- Candidates for the 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature
- Robert C. Steensma (1997). Encyclopedia of the Essay. Taylor & Francis. p. 264.