The Power and the Glory

The Power and the Glory


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Paperback
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  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780142437308
  • 240 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

“Graham Greene’s masterpiece” John Updike)

In a poor, remote section of Southern Mexico, the paramilitary group, the Red Shirts have taken control. God has been outlawed, and the priests have been systematically hunted down and killed. Now, the last priest is on the run. Too human for heroism, too humble for martyrdom, the nameless little worldly “whiskey priest” is nevertheless impelled toward his squalid Calvary as much by his own compassion for humanity as by the efforts of his pursuers.
 
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Praise

“Brilliant . . . a splendid achievement.” —The Atlantic Monthly
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