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Author Greene, Graham, 1904-1991.

Title The power and the glory / Graham Greene
Published Harmondsworth : Penguin in association with Heinemann, 1962
((1980 [printing]))


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  820.912 G7997 A6/Po/1971  DUE 18-10-19
Description 221 pages ; 18cm
Series Penguin books ; 1791
Summary Set in Mexico during the era of anticlerical violence by revolutionaries, the story depicts the martyrdom of the last Roman Catholic priest, who is being hunted by a police lieutenant. The "whisky priest" is a degraded alcoholic who has broken most of his vows but who nevertheless insists upon performing his duties until the very end, when he is finally captured and executed
Analysis Mexico Fiction
Priests Fiction
Notes Originally published, Heinemann, 1940
Subject Anti-clericalism -- Fiction.
Catholics -- Fiction.
Clergy -- Fiction.
English fiction.
Priests -- Fiction.
Mexico -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
ISBN 0140017917 (paperback)