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'He was, he is, the best of critics' Dilys Powell, Guardian

Collected Essays contains nearly eighty essays, reviews and occasional pieces composed between novels, plays and travel books over four prolific decades. From Henry James and Somerset Maugham to Ho Chi Minh and Kim Philby, the range of subjects is eclectic and stimulating; his subjects brought vividly to life. The resulting collection is as revealing as autobiography and characteristically rich in humour, insight and doubt.

Reviews

A triumph of a collection - wise and stimulating

Guardian

He was, he is, the best of critics

Dilys Powell, Guardian

Opening a new book by Graham Greene is like settling into a gran turismo car. Nothing will go wrong

Sunday Times

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    9780099282679

    November 3, 2014

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    352 pages

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    9781409040323

    October 1, 2010

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