Archive for January, 2014

The Power and the Glory

Added on January 24, 2014

The Power and the Glory Graham Greene Vanguard Library, U.K. 1952 Many consider The Power and the Glory to be Graham Greene’s masterpiece. John Updike claimed as much in his introduction to a 1991 reprint. The Catholic Church, however, was none too pleased with Greene’s depiction of the priesthood and demanded he make changes to [...]

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Added on January 10, 2014

Slowness Milan Kundera Harper Collins, New York, 1996 Milan Kundera wrote his first five novels in Czech. For political reasons, he moved to France in 1975 and was stripped of his Czech citizenship in 1979. From 1985 to 1987, he translated all of his early works into French. Slowness, dubbed his lightest novel, was also [...]

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