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Brighton Rock

Greene, Graham, 1904-1991 (Paperback - 2004 )
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In this classic novel of murder and menace, Graham Greene lays bare the soul of a boy of seventeen who stalks Brighton's tawdry boardwalk with apathy on his face and murder in his heart. Pinkie, the boy with death at his fingertips, is not just bad, he worships in the temple of evil, just as his parents worshipped in the house of God. Crime, in his dark mind, is a release so deep and satisfying that he has no need for drink or women or the love of his fellows. He is an astounding character, sinister and fascinating. -- From the cover.
Authors: Greene, Graham, 1904-1991
Statement of Responsibility: Graham Greene ; introduction by J.M. Coetzee
Title: Brighton rock
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2004
Edition: Deluxe ed
Characteristics: xvi, 270 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes: "Graham Greene Centennial, 1904-2004"--Cover
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. xv-xvi)
Summary: In this classic novel of murder and menace, Graham Greene lays bare the soul of a boy of seventeen who stalks Brighton's tawdry boardwalk with apathy on his face and murder in his heart. Pinkie, the boy with death at his fingertips, is not just bad, he worships in the temple of evil, just as his parents worshipped in the house of God. Crime, in his dark mind, is a release so deep and satisfying that he has no need for drink or women or the love of his fellows. He is an astounding character, sinister and fascinating. -- From the cover.
Subject Headings: Psychopaths Fiction Teenage boys Fiction Brighton (England) Fiction
Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Psychological fiction
Topical Term: Psychopaths
Teenage boys
LCCN: 2004275123
ISBN: 9780142437971
0142437972
Branch Call Number: FIC G
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