Introduction by J M Cotzzee
A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Seventeen-year-old Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold.Greene's gripping thriller, exposes a world of loneliness and fear, of life lived on the 'dangerous edge of things'.
Graham Greene’s gripping thriller was adapted into a British film noir in 1947 starring Richard Attenborough as the razor-wielding Pinkie.
'The most ingenious, inventive and exciting of our novelists, rich in exactly etched and moving portraits of real human beings' V. S. Pritchett, The Times
'A superb storyteller with a gift for provoking controversy' New York Times
'Graham Greene had wit and grace and character and story and a transcendent universal compassion that places him for all time in the ranks of world literature' John le Carre
|Details||Paperback: 282 pages
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 13 x 1.8 cm