The power and the glory

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Penguin Books, Jul 28, 1977 - 221 pages
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Stunningly vivid imagery. - Goodreads
Short, but still not easy to read. - Goodreads
The writing was amazing. - Goodreads
Ending made me feel defeated and kind of numb. - Goodreads
the best depiction of what it means to be a saint. - Goodreads
In the introduction, Greene admits to hating Mexico. - Goodreads

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This story of a "whisky priest" fleeing a religious purge in Mexico simply never grabbed me. Neither the plot nor the meditations on religion really did much for me. Read full review

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The Power and the Glory is often cited as one of Greene's best works, and I can see why – that said, it does have its problems. As the title implies, it's about religion – specifically, about a ... Read full review

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