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    • The End of the Affair

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Colin Firth
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,464
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,378
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,371

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful words; beautifully read

    • By Spa2004 on 14-02-16

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Brighton Rock

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 654
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 534
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 531

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent.

    • By Abi on 09-04-11

    Regular price: £18.09

    • Our Man in Havana

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 769
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 666
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 662

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Shame about the music

    • By DD Kaplan on 27-07-10

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Quiet American

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Simon Cadell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love and War in Indo-China

    • By Kirstine on 27-07-10

    Regular price: £13.49

    • The Third Man

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 290

    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 novel and narration

    • By Frankiesam on 01-12-15

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Travels with My Aunt

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260

    Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, meets his septuagenarian Aunt Augusta for the first time in over 50 years at his mother’s funeral. Soon after, she persuades Henry to abandon South wood, his dahlias and the Major next door to travel through Brighton, Paris, Istanbul, Paraguay...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hugely entertaining

    • By DartmoorDiva on 17-11-15

    Regular price: £18.49

    • Stamboul Train

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Michael Maloney
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 85

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Greene never disappoints

    • By Andy Parsons on 22-05-09

    Regular price: £15.99

    • 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 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No small entertainment

    • By Aquilina Christophorus on 12-01-18

    Regular price: £15.99

    • The Honorary Consul

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    The gripping tragi-comedy of a bungled kidnapping in a provincial Argentinean town tells the story of Charley Fortnum, the 'Honorary Consul', a whisky-sodden figure of dubious authority, who is taken by a group of revolutionaries. As Eduardo Plarr, a local doctor, negotiates with revolutionaries and authorities for Fortnum's release, the corruption of both becomes evident.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cracking Tale, Very Well Read

    • By Robert on 29-04-12

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Human Factor

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    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
    • Superb Narration

    • By Peter on 02-05-13

    Regular price: £18.49

    • Monsignor Quixote

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Cyril Cusack
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Promoted to the rank of Monsignor, Quixote and his friend Sancho, the ex-mayor of El Toboso and an avid Communist, set off on their travels in the rusty old car the call Rocinante. Together, they roam through modern-day Spain in a brilliant picaresque fable that, like Cervantes' classic, offers enduring insights into our life and times. Cyril Cusack reads Grahame Greene’s moving, hilarious novel about a Catholic priest and his friend, a Marxist mayor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Give Cyril Cusack an Oscar !

    • By Mary Wehner on 18-04-17

    Regular price: £15.99

    • 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 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just brilliant

    • By DartmoorDiva on 24-09-15

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Confidential Agent

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    In a small continental country civil war is raging. Once a lecturer in medieval French, now a confidential agent, D is a scarred stranger in a seemingly casual England, sent on a mission to buy coal at any price. Initially, this seems to be a matter of straightforward negotiation, but soon, implicated in murder, accused of possessing false documents and theft, held responsible for the death of a young woman, D becomes a hunted man, tormented by allegiances, doubts and the love of others.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Am unusual Graham Greene well performed by TPS

    • By John Saddler on 30-03-15

    Regular price: £17.19

    • The Third Man (Dramatized)

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Kelsey Grammer, John Mahoney, Tom Virtue, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Somewhere in shadowy post-war Vienna, where everyone has something to sell on the black market, lurks "the third man", who witnessed the murder of Harry Lime. The police don't care to investigate, but novelist Holly Martins is haunted by the death of his friend, and his search for the killer makes for electrifying drama.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The End of the Affair

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    The novelist Maurice Bendrix's love affair with his best friend's wife, Sarah, had begun in London. One day, without warning, Sarah had broken off the relationship. It seemed impossible that there could be a rival for her heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Literary Delight

    • By Stephen on 16-07-11

    Regular price: £14.69

    • The Third Man

    • Retro Audio (Dramatised)
    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Joseph Cotten
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Arriving in post World War 2 Vienna, an American pulp writer finds his friend who was meant to be waiting for him has been killed under mysterious circumstances. Follow this mystery, starring Joseph Cotten, which trails through the murky world of the black market, with the involvement of the international police and the writer's Czechoslovakian girlfriend. This is one of the Classic Radio Theatre productions you will want to listen to over and over again!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Pretty Good Old Time Yarn

    • By Highlight on 08-10-15

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Destructors and Other Stories

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    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.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • A Burnt-Out Case

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Richard Morant
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    When Querry, a world famous architect, finds he no longer enjoys his life he sets off on a voyage. Arriving anonymously at a leper colony in the Congo, he is diagnosed as the mental equivalent of a ‘burnt-out case’. Querry slowly moves towards a cure, his mind getting clearer as he works for the colony. However, in the heart of the tropics, no relationship with a woman will ever be taken as innocent….

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An unusual story

    • By Carol on 09-11-15

    Regular price: £15.99

    • The Living Room

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Julian Sands, Kirsten Potter, Morgan Sheppard, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    London in the 1950s: a mysterious house, home to a family that has seen better days, will not yield its secrets, and a love affair turns to tragedy. Graham Greene, one of the foremost writers of the 20th century, based this play on his own passionate, doomed affairs and his conflicted view of Catholicism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Green Great

    • By Highlight on 01-03-15

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The Captain and the Enemy

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Branagh
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining but not Greene at his best

    • By PJC on 25-04-14

    Regular price: £9.19

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