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6 edition of Brighton Rock found in the catalog.

Brighton Rock

by Graham Greene

  • 356 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7345679M
ISBN 100140004424
ISBN 109780140004427

Find books like Brighton Rock from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Brighton Rock also liked: Skagboys, Last Exit to. Set in Brighton, England, among the criminal rabble, the book depicts the tragic career of a year-old boy named Pinkie whose primary ambition is to lead a gang to rival that of the wealthy and established Colleoni. Pinkie is devoid of compassion or human feeling, despising weakness of the spirit or .

Brighton Rock is based on the iconic Graham Greene novel of innocence and evil but the action has been updated to Britain, the year the Mods and the Rockers were rioting across the South 51%. This practical and insightful reading guide offers a complete summary and analysis of Brighton Rock by Graham Greene. It provides a thorough exploration of the novel’s plot, characters and main themes, including the influence of the thriller genre in the s and the novel’s portrayal of Catholicism. Brighton Rock is disappointing and difficult to follow. Those who have not read the book will be completely at sea, and those who have will be irritated at the tricks played with a superb story. 95%.

Brighton Rock (Book): Greene, Graham: Hale knew, before he had been in Brighton three hours, that they meant to murder him Graham Greene's chilling exposé of violence and gang warfare in the pre-war underworld is a classic of its kind. Pinkie, a teenage gangster on the rise, is devoid of compassion or human feeling, despising weakness of both the spirit and the flesh. Responsible for the. Sep 21,  · The reason Brighton Rock works so well is the terrifying portrait of Attenborough as a killer. Attenborough has to be a charismatic figure or the older members of his group would not be looking to him as the leader. They fear him too, but eventually the fear takes over the sway he has on the group. Carol Marsh is good in her part/10(K). The book’s opening line – “Hale knew, before he had been in Brighton three hours, that they meant to murder him” – marks the tone immediately. Set in ’s Brighton among the razor gang wars and racetracks, the book is a thriller with an amoral, sociopathic anti-hero in Pinkie, aka the Boy, a seventeen year old gang leader.


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