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Written between 1929 and 1954, each of these stories bears the hallmark themes that characterise Greene's great novels: betrayal and vengeance, love and hate, pity and violence.

Opening with the iconic story 'The Destructors', in which a gang of schoolboys destroys a house that has survived the Blitz, Greene offers us deliciously satisfying glimpses into 21 worlds, with each piece written as masterfully as his novels. From the chilling climax of a children's birthday party, to a man whose youthful indiscretions come back to haunt him, these are the unmistakable work of one of the 20th century's greatest and most adored storytellers.

©1954 Graham Greene (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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Excellent listen.

Well written short stories from Graham Greene, and with very good narration. These stories explore the weaknesses of being human and getting caught up in "events".
What are Audible doing with just listing chapter numbers? It's not a book, it is a collection of short stories... Would it kill Audible to list the story title instead of meaningless chapter numbers? It would make it easier to locate your favourite story to listen to again. Please sort this out.

24/12/20.
Well done Audible for adding the story titles.!

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