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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 7,241
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,699
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,662

    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 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 267
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 231

    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 350
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278

    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

    • The Heart of the Matter

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244

    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

    • Our Man in Havana

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 422
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 378
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376

    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

    • Brighton Rock

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Richard Brown
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    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 Third Man

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193

    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

    • The Human Factor

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 212
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 146

    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 Heart of the Matter

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Joseph Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • 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

    • 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 123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 97

    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 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

    • The Power and the Glory

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Andrew Sachs
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    In a poor Mexican state in the 1930s, the Red Shirts have viciously persecuted the clergy and murdered many priests. Yet one remains - the ‘whisky priest’ who believes he's lost his soul. On the run and with the police closing in, his routes of escape are being shut off, his chances getting fewer. But compassion and humanity force him along the road to his destiny…Andrew Sachs reads Graham Greene’s powerful novel about a worldly Roman Catholic priest and his quest for penitence and dignity.

    Regular price: $17.05

    • 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

    • 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 98
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    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 Quiet American

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Simon Cadell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Into the intrigue and violence of Indo-China comes Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naive optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler finds it hard to stand and watch.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliantly read, brilliantly poignant

    • By Cameron on 05-03-11

    Regular price: $14.38

    • 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

    • 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

    • El Poder y la Gloria [The Power and the Glory]

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Fabio Camero
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    La cercanía a Dios a través del pecado. Un sacerdote que ha caído en el vicio se encuentra en medio de una violenta revolución en un país latinoamericano. Característica de los revolucionarios es su tendencia atea y de repente el sacerdote, a pesar de sus vicios, se encuentra en el dilema que le permitirá volver a sus creencias.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Un cl??sico

    • By Xpectro on 01-23-12

    Regular price: $11.90

    • When Greek Meets Greek

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Laurence Olivier
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Graham Greene’s When Greek Meets Greek, a tale of two con-men trying to outwit each other, was first published in 1954. Laurence Olivier plays self-styled “Doctor” Nicholas Fenwick who runs a non-existent Oxford college. He is delighted when “Lord” Driver wants his son to study there.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Quiet American [Russian Edition]

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Anatoly Ktorov, Boris Livanov, Anna Andreeva, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Abridged
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    "Tihij amerikanec" (angl. The Quiet American) - roman 1955 goda anglijskogo pisatelja, sotrudnika britanskoj razvedki Grjema Grina (1904 - 1991). Kritikuet vneshnjuju politiku SShA vo V'etname. Osnovan na real'nyh sobytijah, no ne izlagaet ih tochno: «Ja dopuskaju … otklonenija bez vsjakih ugryzenij sovesti, potomu chto ja napisal roman, a ne istoricheskij ocherk…».

    Regular price: $7.00

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