Politics in the Novels of Graham Greene

@article{Burgess1967PoliticsIT,
  title={Politics in the Novels of Graham Greene},
  author={A. Burgess},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1967},
  volume={2},
  pages={93 - 99}
}
  • A. Burgess
  • Published 1 April 1967
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
I had better begin by making my own position clear. I come of an old though not particularly distinguished Lancashire Catholic family, one that held to the faith through the Reformation and had its quota of undistinguished martyrs, was Royalist during the Civil War and hid its quota of undistinguished Royalist leaders in huts in Lancashire cloughs, and supported the Pretenders after i688. There are several such families in England, particularly in the north-west, and they have made less mark in… Expand
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