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  • Published: 1 May 1999
  • ISBN: 9780140286823
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $24.99

The Third Man

Enhanced Edition with Film Clips, Script and Archive Material from the Motion Picture




Immerse yourself in Graham Greene's classic noir novel with this special digital edition, containing clips and archive material from the Orson Welles-starring 1949 film.

Rollo Martins' usual line is the writing of cheap paperback Westerns under the name of Buck Dexter. But when his old friend Harry Lime invites him to Vienna, he jumps at the chance. With exactly five pounds in his pocket, he arrives only just in time to make it to his friend's funeral. The victim of an apparently banal street accident, the late Mr. Lime, it seems, had been the focus of a criminal investigation, suspected of nothing less than being "the worst racketeer who ever made a dirty living in this city." Martins is determined to clear his friend's name, and begins an investigation of his own...

  • Published: 1 May 1999
  • ISBN: 9780140286823
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $24.99

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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