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  • Published: 1 November 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407086736
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

A Gun for Sale




The forerunner in its tone and themes to Greene's masterpiece Brighton Rock, A Gun for Sale is a noir thriller shot through with violence, betrayal and tormented souls. With an introduction by Robert Macfarlane.

Raven is a ruthless assassin, a hired killer, whose cold-blooded murder of the Minister for War will have violent repercussions across Europe. As the nation prepares for battle, Raven goes on the run, hunted by the police and in search of the man who paid him in stolen banknotes, eventually unearthing the terrible truth behind his deadly assignment.

  • Published: 1 November 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407086736
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

About the author

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.

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Praise for A Gun for Sale

'Graham Greene taught us to understand the social and economic cripples in our midst. He taught us to look at each other with new eyes. I don't suppose his influence will ever disappear'

Auberon Waugh, Independent

'A masterly storyteller...An enormously popular writer who was also one of the most significant novelists of his time'

Newsweek

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