The Third Man

The Third Man

Author: Graham Greene

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780140286823

Category: Fiction

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Rollo Martins' usual line is the writing of cheap paperback Westerns under the name of Buck Dexter. But when his old friend Harry Lime invites him to Vienna, he jumps at the chance. With exactly five pounds in his pocket, he arrives only just in time to make it to his friend's funeral. The victim of an apparently banal street accident, the late Mr. Lime, it seems, had been the focus of a criminal investigation, suspected of nothing less than being "the worst racketeer who ever made a dirty living in this city." Martins is determined to clear his friend's name, and begins an investigation of his own...
The Third Man
Language: en
Pages: 0
Authors: Graham Greene
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-05-01 - Publisher: Penguin

Rollo Martins' usual line is the writing of cheap paperback Westerns under the name of Buck Dexter. But when his old friend Harry Lime invites him to Vienna, he jumps at the chance. With exactly five pounds in his pocket, he arrives only just in time to make it to
The Third Man and The Fallen Idol
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Graham Greene
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-02 - Publisher: Random House

'Graham Greene has wit and grace and character and story and a transcendent universal compassion that places him for all time in the top ranks of world literature' John le Carré The Third Man, Graham Greene's most iconic tale, takes place in post-war Vienna, a 'smashed dreary city' occupied by
Classic Cat Stories
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Becky Brown
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-17 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Cats, be they much loved pets or inscrutable creatures, lend themselves to stories and literary invention. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning pocket size classics. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is edited by anthologist, editor and
Nightmare Envy and Other Stories
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: George Blaustein
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

What has it meant to be an Americanist? What did it mean to be an Americanist through fascism, war, and occupation? Nightmare Envy and Other Stories is a study of Americanist writing and institutions in the 20th century. Four chapters trace four routes through the mid-twentieth century. The first chapter
Master and Man and Other Stories
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Leo Tolstoy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-06-30 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The ten stories collected in this volume demonstrate Tolstoy's artistic prowess displayed over five decades - experimenting with prose styles and drawing on his own experiences with humour, realism and compassion. Inspired by his experiences in the army, 'The Two Hussars' contrasts a dashing father and his mean-spirited son. Illustrating