A Sort Of Life
Graham Greene's 'long journey through time' began in 1904, when he was born into a tribe of Greenes based in Berkhamstead at the public school where his father was headmaster. In A Sort of Life Greene recalls schooldays and Oxford, adolescent encounters with psychoanalysis and Russian roulette, his marriage and conversion to Catholicism, and how he rashly resigned from The Times when his first novel, The Man Within was published in 1929. A Sort of Life reveals, brilliantly and compellingly, a life lived and an art obsessed by 'the dangerous edge of things'.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hardlyhardy - LibraryThing
Graham Greene explains the odd title of his 1971 memoir of his youth, "A Sort of Life," in its very first sentence: "An autobiography is only 'a sort of life' -- it may contain less errors of fact ... Read full review
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5488. A Sort of Life, by Graham Greene (read 20 Jul 2017) This is a book published in 1971 in which Greene tells of his life up to about 1932. He was born 2 October 1904. His father was with a school ... Read full review