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'.
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"The most ingenious, inventive and exciting of our novelists... A master of storytelling" (V. S. Pritchett The 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)
"Graham Greene had wit and grace and character and story and a transcendent universal compassion that places him for all time in the ranks of world literature" (John le Carre)
"A superb storyteller with a gift for provoking controversy" ( New York Times)
Gripping, terrifying, an unputdownable read - Greene's iconic tale of the razor-wielding Pinkie.
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