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 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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sean191 - LibraryThing
This was the fourth or fifth book I've read by Greene. It's been a couple years since the last one, but I still really enjoy him. This book had giant characters, but they didn't seem ridiculous in ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gwhittick - LibraryThing
Without doubt the most miserable, sordid, depressing book I have ever read. I read it at school about 40 years ago and have never even opened anything by Graham Greene since. Read full review