Travels With My Aunt (Vintage Classics)

January 8, 2020 - Comment

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Anonymous says:

WELL WRITTEN OF COURSE This was our book club choice and an author I’ve not read for many years. I liked the story in general but the end was a little rushed and the one thing most readers might have guessed was simply stated at the end with no real explanation which is why I’ve only awarded it 4 stars. I love the concept of a new and exciting life after the age of retirement and Greene pokes fun at the naivety of a boring man chained to a desk for decades.

Anonymous says:

Around the world in eighty lays Graham Greene claims this to be the only book he wrote “for fun.” No good complaining this isn’t Brighton Rock or any of the author’s novels of relgious introspection, fine though many of them are. This is a romp with little serious intent, though a few sideswipes at the CIA and the church in its various manifestations are not resisted.Henry Pilling, the narrator, is a bank manager in early retirement enjoying cultivating his dahlias. Augusta, his 75-year-old aunt, is a woman…

Anonymous says:

A good “holiday” read. Graham Greene alledgedly said this was the only book he ever wrote just for fun. It is quite funny but is not as thought provoking as his “Monsignor Quixote” However in spite of a rather unlikely and far fetched plot and improbable characters it is still worth a read, preferably somewhere sunny and within reach of a G & T.

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