The confidential agent

an entertainment
  • 205 Pages
  • 1.73 MB
  • English
Penguin Books , Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England
StatementGraham Greene.
SeriesPenguin books -- 1895
The Physical Object
Pagination205, [1] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19471362M

The Confidential Agent () is a thriller novel by British author Graham Greene. Fueled by Benzedrine, Greene wrote it in six weeks. To avoid distraction, he rented a room in Bloomsbury from a landlady who lived in an apartment below him/5().

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The Confidential Agent - Kindle edition by Greene, Graham. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Confidential by: The problem with "Confidential Agent" is twofold.

Greene never makes the situations seem plausible, and he never makes you care. The central character who emerges in the narrative, other than D. himself, is spoiled rich girl Rose Cullen, a year-old who falls in love with the middle-aged D.

after meeting him while the two wait for a train/5(16). Here is what the author says about his novel: "`The Confidential Agent' was written in six weeks in after my return from Mexico.

The Spanish Civil War furnished the background I was struggling then through `The Power and the Glory', but Cited by: 49 rows  The confidential agent: an entertainmentPublished for the British Publishers.

The Confidential Agent Book Summary and Study Guide. Graham Greene Booklist Graham Greene Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Confidential Agent; During the Spanish Civil War, D a middle aged, former prisoner of war who recently lost his wife in the conflict arrives by boat in Dover, England having business to conduct with Lord.

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 Read more.

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Pages:   Directed by Herman Shumlin. With Charles Boyer, Lauren Bacall, Katina Paxinou, Peter Lorre. Inagents from the opposing sides of the Spanish Civil War travel to the neutral UK to secure coal contracts and to undermine each other's efforts/10().

The Confidential Agent - The Confidential Agent audiobook, by Graham Greene In a small continental country civil war is raging. Once a lecturer in medieval French, now a confidential agent, D is a scarred stranger in a seemingly casual England, sent on a mission to buy coal at any price.

Initially, this seems to be a matter of straightforward negotiation, but 3/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The confidential agent. [Graham Greene; Patrick Tull] -- Trusted by no one, trusting nobody, the Confidential Agent is sent to England. But, before his mission has barely begun, he comes face to face with an agent from the other side.

Editions for The Confidential Agent: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published Cited by:   "The Confidential Agent" is probably the least effective of these novels (the others are "Stamboul Train", "A Gun for Sale", and "Brighton Rock"): the characterisation is relatively weak, and the storyline is thin and meandering.

The book is still worth reading though to get a feel for the atmosphere of the period and, even on less than /5(23). 2 Responses to “A Book & Movie Review by Dan Stumpf: GRAHAM GREENE’s Confidential Agent.” David Vineyard Says: October 26th, at pm.

In many ways this is the darkest of Greene’s entertainments. Reviewed by Glenn Erickson. 's Confidential Agent has an impressive pedigree, having been directed by Herman Shumlin, a stage veteran noted for his anti-Fascist work.

Shumlin helped produce the famous Joris Ivens pro-Republican film on the Spanish Civil War, The Spanish he directed Watch on the Rhine, a very pointed anti-Nazi propaganda piece.

The Confidential Agent. Author GREENE, Graham Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher London: William Heinemann Limited, Date published Terms of Sale.

In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in. Though this is straight international-adventure stuff, Greene lifts it from worn ruts by cutting out glamorous trappings and substituting a loyal, conscientious agent who gets pushed around just once too often and turns on the pack.

He comes to England to negotiate a coal contract, as lone wolf, and is double-crossed at home and abroad, subjected to assault and battery, robbery. In a small continental country civil war is raging. Once a lecturer in medieval French, now a confidential agent, D is a scarred stranger in a seemingly casual England, sent on a mission to buy coal at any price.

Initially, this seems to be a matter of straightforward negotiation, but soon, implicated in murder, accused of possessing false documents and theft. The Confidential Agent: A Gold Seal $ Novel Complete in This Issue of the Philadelphia Inquirer January 26 by Greene, Graham Seller Craig Hokenson Bookseller Published Condition Good+ Edition First Edition Item Price $.

Synopsis In Greene’s “magnificent tour-de-force among tales of international intrigue,” rival agents engage in a deadly game of cat and mouse in prewar England (The New York Times).

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The Confidential Agent by Graham Greene,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Greene, Graham THIS GUN FOR HIRE, THE CONFIDENTIAL AGENT, THE MINISTRY OF FEAR Franklin Library 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Franklin Center, Pennsylvania Franklin Library Near Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold.

Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page Rating: % positive. Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader plus-circle Add Review. comment.

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espionage thriller Confidential Agent. Charles Boyer stars as Denard, a former concert musician operating as anti-Fascist secret agent in the Spanish Civil War. While negotiating with the neutral British for some much needed fuel supplies, Denard falls in love with gorgeous Rose Cullen (Lauren Bacall) Sympathetic to his 5/.

The Confidential Agent was first published inten years after his first novel The Man Within, and knowing of Greene's life and career, it is still an "early" work.

It shows all the potential that would fully develop in his subsequent work, but it just isn't of the same quality/5(13).Read "A confidential agent" by James Payn available from Rakuten : James Payn. Nondisclosure agreements or NDAs for literary agents.

What are they and what do you need to know about them? is a legally binding contract in which someone agrees to keep something confidential. You might say that a nondisclosure agreement is like copyright—on steroids. News and updates to get a top literary agent, publisher, and book.