The (Mis)Guided Dream of Graham Greene

Royal, Robert
November 1999
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov1999, Issue 97, p16
Profiles novelist Graham Greene. Portrayal of the drama of the human soul; Work experience in the British intelligence service; Educational background; Interest in Catholicism; Literary works on Christianity and communism; Career highlights; Comments on the Pope's views on sexual matters.


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