A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Untouched by human feeling, Pinkie is isolated, a figure of pure evil. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold, who is determined to avenge Hale's death.
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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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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140274286