WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY J.M. COETZEE
A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Seventeen-year-old Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold.Greene's gripping thriller, exposes a world of loneliness and fear, of life lived on the 'dangerous edge of things'.
'In a class by himself-the ultimate chronicler of twentieth-century man's consciousness and anxiety' William Golding, Independent
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"The most ingenious, inventive and exciting of our novelists, rich in exactly etched and moving portraits of real human beings" ( The Times)
"A superb storyteller with a gift for provoking controversy" ( New York Times)
"I read Brighton Rock when I was about thirteen. One of the first lessons I took from it was that a serious novel could be an exciting novel - that the novel of adventure could also be the novel of ideas" ( Ian McEwan)
"Why does this bleak, seething and anarchic novel still resonate? Its energy and power is that of the rebellious adolescent, foreshadowing the rise of the cult of youth in the latter part of the 20th century." (Sophia Martelli Observer)
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Book Description Vintage Classics, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099541688
Book Description 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 129mm x 198mm x 18mm. Paperback. This title is presented with an introduction by J.M. Coetzee. A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Seventeen-year-old Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 304 pages. 0.214. Bookseller Inventory # 9780099541684