Graham Greene works to be published as ebooks
7th September 2010
Fans of Graham Greene will soon be able buy ebooks of the author's best works, after Random House Group announced it will make them available in digital format for the first time.
From October 2nd, 24 of Greene's novels, which include Brighton Rock, The Power and the Glory and Our Man in Havana, will be available as ebooks, as will two collections of his short stories and his travel account Journey Without Maps.
A further seven of the author's works will be available to buy as ebooks from 2011.
Richard Cable, managing director at Random House imprint CCV Publishing, said: 'Greene's work is a bedrock of the Vintage Classics list and it is a significant and exciting moment in the fast-developing digital world to be able to announce the publication of his titles into our ebook programme.'
Tim Butcher, an author who followed Greene's adventures in Journey Without Maps in his own book Chasing the Devil, added that the writer was noted in his day for embracing new trends in literature and suggested he would have been proud to see his catalogue published digitally.
Earlier this year, Transworld launched the full travel backlist for bestselling author Bill Bryson in a digital format, allowing readers to buy his ebooks for devices such as the BeBook eReader.