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  1. says:

    The Last Word is the final published work of Graham Greene's lifetime Twelve stories handpicked by the man himself dating from the 1920s to the late 1980s perhaps only because they were previously uncollected but there isn't a bad story amongst them and some of them are great but perhaps my favourite section of the whole book is the preface in which Greene discusses the origins and why he picked these stories for collectionThis i

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    I got hold of this book because I wanted to read The Lieutenant Died Last It was used as the basis of a very fine English wartime film called Went the Day Well? I like Graham Greene's writing very much and there is much to enjoy in this book I particularly liked the title story The Last Word The News in English and The Lieutenant Died Last Some of the other stories didn't appeal to me so muchWell worth reading if you are

  3. says:

    Twelve short stories selected by the author himself for this publication The stories date from between 1923 and 1990 and are set in various locations For me this wasn't necesarily Greene's best I found the stories a bit hit and missThe Last Word Set in the future after religion has been abolished this story explains why an elderly man with no memory of his past is taken to meet The General and his vague but com

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    Enjoyable and one reasonbeing the r a n g e from 1923 through to 1989 Not often one gets THAT except in The Collected Short Stories Ofbut here there are onlyTWELVEAll variousall interestingShowing a definite 20th Century ToneHaving just read some DHLawrence short storiesthe contrast in tone was sharpWell I'm definitely NOT going to tell you the plotsEither you like Graham Greene or you don't or you need to find out for yourselveswhich I e

  5. says:

    This collection of short stories by Graham Greene spanning from 1923 to shortly before his death in 1991 is pretty much an average one The best selling point about THE LAST WORD AND OTHER STORIES is that it is easily readable Of all the short stories in the collection there were 2 of them that I especially liked The Lieutenant Died Last was centered on a small group of German paratroopers who had been dropped by air onto a small English

  6. says:

    I did not like this collection of short stories as much as Graham Greene's other short story collections Twenty o

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    The last of Graham Greene's books published in his lifetime was this collection of stories It came out in 1990 and he died t

  8. says:

    Graham Greene is a relatively new discovery for me and I have come to enjoy his writing very muchThis is a collection of short stories that range from a dystopian future to a psychological murder mystery I will review just a few of the thirteen storiesBrieflyThe Last Word is about a man who has lost his memory from an exp

  9. says:

    These twelve stories written and published between 1923 and 1989 are not Greene's best but are certainly representative of his work themes experience and philosophy Behind each one is the incisive understanding of a mind that has viewed the worst and the best Several of the stories concern World War II In The

  10. says:

    I think I'm in love with Graham Greene now and I'm not sure how to feel about that In many senses I'd written him off as somebody who wrote abo

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Summary The Last Word and Other Stories

The Last Word and Other Stories

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