The Resource Brighton Rock, Graham Greene, (ebook)

Brighton Rock, Graham Greene, (ebook)

Label
Brighton Rock
Title
Brighton Rock
Statement of responsibility
Graham Greene
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A teenage sociopath rises to power in Britain's criminal underworld in this "brilliant and uncompromising" thriller (The New York Times). Seventeen-year-old Pinkie Brown, raised amid the casual violence and corruption in the dire prewar Brighton slums, has left his final judgment in the hands of God. On the streets, impelled by his own twisted moral doctrine, he leads a motley pack of gangsters whose sleazy little rackets have most recently erupted in the murder of an informant. Pinkie's attempts to cover their tracks have led him into the bed of a timid and love-struck young waitress named Rose-his new wife, the key witness to his crimes, and, should she live long enough, his alibi. But loitering in the shadows is another woman, Ida Arnold-an avenging angel determined to do right by Pinkie's latest victim. Adapted for film in both 1948 and 2010 and for the stage as both a drama and musical, and serving as an inspiration to such disparate artists as Morrissey, John Barry, and Queen, "this bleak, seething and anarchic novel still resonate[s]" (The Guardian)
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1904-1991
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Greene, Graham
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Brighton (England)
  • Teenage boys
  • Psychopaths
Target audience
adult
Label
Brighton Rock, Graham Greene, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504052498
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12178333
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12178333
System control number
MWT12178333
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Brighton Rock, Graham Greene, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504052498
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12178333
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12178333
System control number
MWT12178333
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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