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The Lawless Roads (Penguin Classics)

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In the late 1930s, Graham Greene was commissioned to visit Mexico to report on how the inhabitants had reacted to the brutal anticlerical purges of President Calles. The Lawless Roads is his spellbinding record of that journey. Taking him through the tropical states of Chiapas and Tabasco, where all the churches had been destroyed or closed and the priests driven out or shot, that provided him with the setting and theme for one of his greatest novels, The Power and the Glory. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by David Rieff.

About the Author

GRAHAM GREENE (1904–1991) worked for the British secret service in Sierra Leone during World War II. Afterward, he began wide-ranging travels as a journalist. As well as his many novels, Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, two books of autobiography, two biographies, and four books for children.

David Rieff is a journalist and writer whose books include At the Point of a Gun and Slaughterhouse.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143039730
Author:
Greene, Graham
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Introduction by:
Rieff, David
Introduction:
Rieff, David
Author:
Rieff, David
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Catholic church
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Mexico Description and travel.
Subject:
Catholic Church - Mexico
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
TRAVEL / Mexico
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20060631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w map on spread in front matter
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.74x5.22x.44 in. .37 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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