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    • The End of the Affair

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Colin Firth
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7,140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,603
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,565

    Graham Greene’s evocative analysis of the love of self, the love of another, and the love of God is an English classic that has been translated for the stage, the screen, and even the opera house. Academy Award-winning actor Colin Firth ( The King’s Speech, A Single Man) turns in an authentic and stirring performance for this distinguished audio release.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Late to the Party...

    • By Doug - Audible on 07-05-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Power and the Glory

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 229

    Graham Greene explores corruption and atonement in this penetrating novel set in 1930s Mexico during the era of Communist religious persecutions. As revolutionaries determine to stamp out the evils of the church through violence, the last Roman Catholic priest is on the lam, hunted by a police lieutenant. Despite his own sense of worthlessness—he is a heavy drinker and has fathered an illegitimate child—he is determined to continue to function as a priest until captured.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to hear

    • By Vladimir Shklovsky on 05-07-13

    Regular price: $19.56

    • The Quiet American

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Joseph Porter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269

    Alden Pyle, an idealistic young American, is sent to Vietnam to promote democracy amidst the intrigue and violence of the French war with the Vietminh, while his friend, Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, looks on.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narrator nearly derails Greene novel.

    • By Richard on 07-12-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Our Man in Havana

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 409
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 365

    In a legendary novel that appears to predict the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Graham Greene introduces James Wormold, a vacuum cleaner salesman whose life in transformed when he is asked to join the British Secret Service. He agrees, and finds himself with no information to offer, so begins to invent sources and agencies which do not exist, but which appear very real to his superiors.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Delete the Music and It Would Be Fine

    • By Jean on 08-05-11

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Heart of the Matter

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240

    Scobie, a police officer in a West African colony, is a good and honest man. But when he falls in love, he is forced into a betrayal of everything that he has ever believed in, and his struggle to maintain the happiness of two women destroys him.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Novel on Sin and Damnation

    • By Elanjelian on 01-20-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Third Man

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189

    The Third Man is one of the truly great post-war films. It's a thrilling story of black-marketeering set against a backdrop of Vienna in the immediate post-war era, when the city was divided into four zones amongst the major powers: Russia, Britain, France, and America.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent narration

    • By Gurth W. on 03-05-10

    Regular price: $14.18

    • Brighton Rock

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Richard Brown
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    Originally published in 1938, Graham Greene’s chilling exposé of violence and gang warfare is a masterpiece of psychological realism and often considered Graham Greene’s best novel. It is a fascinating study of evil, sin, and the “appalling strangeness of the mercy of God,” a classic of its kind.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful Reader

    • By daniel on 04-13-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Human Factor

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 145

    When a leak is traced back to a small sub-section of SIS, it sparks off security checks, tensions and suspicions - the sort of atmosphere where mistakes could be made. This novel opens up the lonely, isolated, neurotic world of the Secret Service.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Non-traditional Espionage Novel that Subverts ALL

    • By Darwin8u on 06-25-12

    Regular price: $19.71

    • The Captain and the Enemy

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Branagh
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    Victor was only 12 when the Captain took him away from school to live with Liza, his girlfriend. He claimed that Victor, now reborn as Jim Smith, had been won as the result of a bet. Having reached his 20s, Jim attempts to piece together the story.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "Who is This King Kong?"

    • By Mel on 07-07-12

    Regular price: $9.49

    • The End of the Affair

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Colin Firth
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Audie Award Winner, Audiobook of the Year, 2013. Audie Award Nominee, Best Solo Narration, 2013. Graham Greene’s evocative analysis of the love of self, the love of another, and the love of God is an English classic that has been translated for the stage, the screen, and even the opera house. Academy Award-winning actor Colin Firth (The King's Speech, A Single Man) turns in an authentic and stirring performance for this distinguished audio release.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent adaption, Excellent writer.

    • By Anonymous User on 01-03-18

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Confidential Agent

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    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. As the car he is driving is run down in the fog, a thought strikes him: "It isn't probable - not in England, but it seems to be true, nonetheless - they're going to kill me."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • approach it as a fable

    • By connie on 10-18-08

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Comedians

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Joseph Porter
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159

    Three men meet on a ship bound for Haiti, where corruption and terror reign. Disillusioned and noncommittal, they are the “comedians” of Greene’s title, hiding from life’s pain and love behind their chosen masks.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • We are bad comedians, we aren't bad men

    • By Darwin8u on 11-20-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Stamboul Train

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Michael Maloney
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    Aboard the Orient Express as it heads across Europe towards Constantinople, a relationship develops between Carleton Myatt and Coral Musker, a naive English chorus girl. Around them a web of espionage, murder and lies twist in this spy thriller.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Poignance and Power on the Orient Express

    • By Darwin8u on 07-10-12

    Regular price: $17.05

    • The Heart of the Matter

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Joseph Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    A police commissioner in a British-governed, war-torn West African state, Scobie is bound by the strictest integrity and sense of duty both for his colonial responsibilities and for his wife, whom he deeply pities but no longer loves. Passed over for a promotion, he is forced to borrow money in order to send his despairing wife away on a holiday.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not nearly as good as Greene's "The Quiet American

    • By Community Volunteer on 10-06-15

    Regular price: $18.87

    • Brighton Rock

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    An unabridged audio edition of Graham Greene's classic gang-war thriller. A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold, who is determined to avenge a death.... Read by Samuel West.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Chilling classic novel. Authetically read

    • By Pita on 11-29-11

    Regular price: $19.29

    • The Third Man

    • Retro Audio (Dramatised)
    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Joseph Cotten
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Arriving in post World War 2 Vienna, an American pulp writer finds his friend who was meant to be waiting for him has been killed under mysterious circumstances. Follow this mystery, starring Joseph Cotten, which trails through the murky world of the black market, with the involvement of the international police and the writer's Czechoslovakian girlfriend. This is one of the Classic Radio Theatre productions you will want to listen to over and over again!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic story

    • By cpk on 05-19-17

    Regular price: $7.45

    • The Destructors and Other Stories

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    From a childish fear of the dark in "The End of the Party" to the chilling conclusion of the "Destructors" and the all-consuming selfishness of "May We Borrow Your Husband", this collection opens with three of Greene's most disturbing stories. Things take a surreal turn in "Under the Garden" before finally blossoming for a moment in "Two Gentle People", then there's a detective story and a brush with Greene's sardonic wit to finish.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Graham Greene

    • By yoby on 04-06-15

    Regular price: $16.05

    • Travels with My Aunt

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, meets his septuagenarian Aunt Augusta for the first time in over 50 years at his mother’s funeral. Soon after, she persuades Henry to abandon South wood, his dahlias and the Major next door to travel through Brighton, Paris, Istanbul, Paraguay...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More please!

    • By Nicole on 07-09-12

    Regular price: $19.71

    • The Third Man (Dramatized)

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Kelsey Grammer, John Mahoney, Tom Virtue, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Somewhere in shadowy post-war Vienna, where everyone has something to sell on the black market, lurks "the third man", who witnessed the murder of Harry Lime. The police don't care to investigate, but novelist Holly Martins is haunted by the death of his friend, and his search for the killer makes for electrifying drama.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Greene's tale brought vividly to life

    • By Emily on 01-05-13

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Confidential Agent

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    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, held responsible for the death of a young woman, D becomes a hunted man, tormented by allegiances, doubts and the love of others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magnificent reading, pure Graham Greene.

    • By Judith on 12-16-11

    Regular price: $18.33

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