Brighton Rock

Brighton Rock

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 07/10/2004
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Synopsis

Gripping, terrifying, an unputdownable read. Discover Graham Greene's most iconic novel. 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. In this gripping, terrifying, and unputdownable read, discover Greene's iconic tale of the razor-wielding Pinkie.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099478478
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 202g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm

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Brighton Rock
Grim and Compelling
This is a dark story set in 1930's Brighton. Greene's main character is a small time gang member who seeks to revenge the death of his previous boss by the... READ MORE
Half Man Half Book
Brighton Rock
Brighton Rock
Brighton Rock is my favourite Graham Greene book. Its thrilling and fast paced and I loved it from start to finish. It's easy to see why this book was ad... READ MORE
Lizzie Harris
Brighton Rock
Rock of Ages
'Brighton Rock' is a classic, even amongst those people who have never read it. The Boulting Brothers' film of 1947 with Richard Attenborough cemented its ... READ MORE
BenjaminPXR5
Brighton Rock
Perfectly drawn and compelling
I really enjoyed this book. The characters - especially that of Pinkie - are believable and easy to hate or to love. The story moves from one quick scene t... READ MORE
Canuck Abroad
Brighton Rock
Not up to the quality of other Graham Green's bestsellers.
For some reason I left this book to last after first reading most of his best known books. What a disappointment it was! I had to keep forcing myself not t... READ MORE
Simon Drury