A satirical black comedy from the legendary Graham Greene.
Graham Greene was born in 1904. He worked as a journalist and critic, and in 1940 became literary editor of the Spectator. He was later employed by the Foreign Office. As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography, two of biography and four books for children. He also wrote hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. He died in April 1991.
"Manages to say more about love, hate, happiness, grief,
immortality, greed and the disgustingly rich than most contemporary
English novels three times the length" * The Times *
"A brilliantly accomplished handling of the Russian roulette theme" * Guardian *
"Demonstrates once again Greene's talent as a riveting storyteller" * Newsweek *