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The Lawless Roads

Greene, Graham

ISBN 10: 0844665398 / ISBN 13: 9780844665399
Published by Peter Smith Pub Inc 1992-12-01, 1992
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
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0844665398 Hard cover book that is a former library item with typical library markings. There is some overall reader wear to the exterior and corners. The text is clean throughout. The binding is fully intact. Fast shipper. Bookseller Inventory # JF460168

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Title: The Lawless Roads

Publisher: Peter Smith Pub Inc 1992-12-01

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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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.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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In 1938 Graham Greene went to Mexico to investigate the aftermath of the brutal anti-clerical purges. Travelling through the tropical states of Chiapas and Tabasco, where all the churches had been closed or destroyed and the priests driven away or shot, he found an oppressed and impoverished people having to worship in secret. His experiences in Mexico provided the setting and theme for one of his greatest novels, The Power and the Glory.

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