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Graham Greene
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Born Henry Graham Greene
2 October 1904(1904-10-02)
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, Ingland
Dee'd 3 Aprile 1991(1991-04-03) (aged 86)
Vevey, Swisserland
Thrift Writer
Naitionality British
Alma mater Balliol College, Oxford
Period 1925–1991
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.[3][4] 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.[5][6] 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]

  1. Miller, R. H. Understanding Graham Greene. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1990. Print.
  2. Pendleton, Robert. Graham Greene's Conradian Masterplot. Suffolk: MacMillan Press Ltd, 1996. Print.
  3. Brian Diemert (27 August 1996). Graham Greene's Thrillers and the 1930s. McGill-Queen's Press. p. 5. 
  4. Brian Diemert (27 August 1996). Graham Greene's Thrillers and the 1930s. McGill-Queen's Press. p. 183. 
  5. Candidates for the 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature
  6. Robert C. Steensma (1997). Encyclopedia of the Essay. Taylor & Francis. p. 264.