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Synopsis:

In Greene's last novel, a lonely boarding-school student encounters a secretive stranger who introduces himself simply as "the Captain." The boy is taken to London by the stranger and raised in odd and touching circumstances by Liza, a young woman with close but unexplained ties to the Captain. It is only when the boy grows to manhood that he will learn the shocking truth about the Captain's allegiances and activities, and will begin to understand the true nature of love.

About the Author

Graham Greene (1904-1991) was a prolific novelist, short story writer, travel writer and children's book writer. Many of his novels and short stories have been successfully adapted to the movie screen, including The Third Man (directed by Orson Welles), The End of The Affair, and The Quiet American

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140188554
Author:
Greene, Graham
Author:
Graham, Greene
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Kidnapping
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin
Series Volume:
196
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.82x5.12x.45 in. .44 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In Greene's last novel, a lonely boarding-school student encounters a secretive stranger who introduces himself simply as "the Captain." The boy is taken to London by the stranger and raised in odd and touching circumstances by Liza, a young woman with close but unexplained ties to the Captain. It is only when the boy grows to manhood that he will learn the shocking truth about the Captain's allegiances and activities, and will begin to understand the true nature of love.
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