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The Power and the Glory
The Power and the Glory | Graham Greene
A tormented, alcoholic priest is pursued by an idealistic lieutenant during an anti-clerical persecution in Mexico.
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Balibee146
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#gratefulreads Some books I #readinhighschool (called Secondary School in the UK at least if you are my age😬) All these are due a re read 👍
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

charl08 Confusingly, my UK secondary school was called a high school (!) 2mo
Balibee146 @charl08 I suspect that's an age thing... 'High school' seems to have come more into use in the last couple of decades? I left school in 1987!! 😱😱 2mo
charl08 Nope, I think the local community just never changed it from when it was first built. Funny how these things come round again! 2mo
OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚 2mo
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SharonGoforth
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Some of the books I came home with today from the Half Price Books clearance event at the Sharonville Convention Center near Cincinnati!! #bookhaul #nosuchthingastoomanybooks #usedbooks

Theaelizabet 👏👏👏👏👏 8mo
SharonGoforth @Theaelizabet Thanks!!☺️ 8mo
Karkar Oh I wish I knew that this was going on I would have made my husband take me! 8mo
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SharonGoforth @Karkar It will be open tomorrow, from 10 to 6. It‘s at the convention center in Sharonville. Hope you get to go! Everything is $2 or less! 8mo
Karkar @SharonGoforth awesome thank you for letting me know!!! 8mo
SharonGoforth @Karkar You‘re very welcome!! I‘m debating whether or not to go back, lol! 8mo
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coxy
The Power and the Glory | Graham Greene
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Chosen at our book club because it‘s ‘a classic‘. Hmmm, not for me.

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BeneLatuit
The Power and the Glory | Graham Greene

“There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.”

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 🖐🌞 2y
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 👋😊 2y
asiriusreader Welcome to Litsy! 2y
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Wife Welcome to Litsy!🌹 2y
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Pam.Kokomo
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Pickpick

Finishing out my Sunday night with a favorite, a reread. Sad, but moving. #wellreadmombookclub

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Pam.Kokomo
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tsejea
The Power and the Glory | Graham Greene
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I just come to know Graham Greene. I am convinced, such vigorous written strength. I am only at chapter 3. GooD gracious !

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Billypar
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It's been a good number of years since I've read it, but I remember really liking how it portrayed the flawed priest MC's efforts to live a #moral life. The insights from witnessing this internal struggle are much different than novels that end up moralizing- the rich characterization sticks with you. #nuyear @TrishB @Cinfhen

TrishB Good pick 👍🏻 2y
merelybookish Cool cover! 2y
Cinfhen Sounds good and an excellent choice for the prompt 😀 2y
batsy Great edition! 2y
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vivastory
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I read & loved "Brighton Rock" last year. This sounds great. #bookhaul 4/4

Blaire It is great. Enjoy! 2y
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Updrifting
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If you are #overpowered by vows you took in a former lifetime, you might become what you promised in spite of yourself. Or at least this is what the whiskey priest in this story finds. 😊 For day 3 of #tuneintonovember .

Debiw781 I enjoyed this when I read it years ago. Clever use of the prompt! 😊 2y
Updrifting @Debiw781 No actual cleverness was expended; I'm experimenting with the platform and I DON'T KNOWANY BETTER!!! 😚 2y
Debiw781 @Updrifting 😂😂😂 well I liked it anyway 😍 2y
RadicalReader @Updrifting I guess the priest found out you can find solutions in the most peculiar of places 2y
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balletbookworm
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Mehso-so

Somewhere between a 🤘🏻and a so-so. The writing is amazing, as should be expected in a Graham Greene novel, and I didn't know anything about this period in Mexican history. But this is very much an outsider's view of events and local customs. The unnamed priest, although a native Mexican, presents as a white man which I thought was odd. (Does anyone know what is meant to have happened to the Fellows girl? Greene was pretty coy in the ending.)

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SaraBeagle
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I've got three by Graham Greene on my #LitsyAtoZ challenge. Half Price Books had several of his titles a couple years ago, so I grabbed them all up! Finally getting around to reading them all 😁

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vivastory
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[DELETED] 3323341091 i love Greene. Brighton Rock is one of my favorites. 3y
vivastory @fern Same here. Did you see the adaptation with Helen Mirren? 3y
[DELETED] 3323341091 @vivastory i have not, but i have seen the adaptation from 1947 (or '48). how does the Mirren adaptation stand? 3y
vivastory @fern I actually haven't seen it. It looks promising though 3y
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jdtchicago
The Power and the Glory | Graham Greene

When you visualized a man or a woman carefully, you could always begin to feel pity . . . that was a quality God's image carried with it . . . when you saw the lines at the corners of the eyes, the shape of the mouth, how the hair grew, it was impossible to hate. Hate was just a failure of imagination.

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Curley_Bender
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Visiting DC from the West Coast for a long weekend. So many bookstores, so little time. Kramerbooks is a delight and has provided the perfect excuse to pick up one of the few remaining Graham Greene books I have left to read. #getindie

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Kkhalifeh
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This was an amazing book mail surprise - The Power and the Glory paperback WITH a dust jacket 😍

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Kkhalifeh
The Power and the Glory | Graham Greene

This was an amazing book mail surprise - The Power and the Glory paperback WITH a dust jacket 😍

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JohnnySandman
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A fast, fascinating read that (in my opinion) shows the one of the best depictions of faith in a time of hardship. Greene paints an excellent picture of a time in Mexico when one's faith could be a death sentence and the one priest who, for better or worse, continues to serve God despite it all including his own doubts and failings.

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TulipBooks
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I'm about halfway through this and am feeling fairly like warm about it. So far, I've always enjoyed Greene's books but have never been gripped by them...

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