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  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409040392
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128

Loser Takes All




'In a class by himself-the ultimate chronicler of twentieth-centuryman's consciousness and anxiety' William Golding

Bertram was not a believer in luck or superstitions. An unambitious assistant accountant, his plans for his second marriage are typically quiet: St Luke's, Maida Hill, then two weeks in Bournemouth. But then he comes to the attention of Dreuther, the director of Bertram's company, who changes Bertram's plans for him: wedding and honeymoon in Monte Carlo, on board his private yacht. Inevitably Bertram visits the casino and inevitably he loses. But then his system starts working, and his trouble really begins…

  • Pub date: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409040392
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128

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 Loser Takes All

“A superb storyteller-he had a talent for depicting local colour, a keen sense of the dramatic, and eye for dialogue, and skill in pacing his prose”

New York Times


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