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This Gun for Hire

Graham Greene

This Gun for Hire

by Graham Greene

  • 82 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Viking Adult .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Mystery/Suspense

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7642404M
    ISBN 100670701726
    ISBN 109780670701728
    OCLC/WorldCa8152723

    Adapted from the Graham Greene novel by W.R. Burnett and Albert Maltz, This Gun for Hire () introduced the archetypal film noir coupling of Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake in an early noir story of murder and deception-with a little war-time patriotism added to soften the harshness. In his star-making performance, Ladd's cat-loving contract killer Raven is icily amoral in his work, utterly emotionless 4/4(4). THIS GUN FOR HIRE By Private Eye By James Mackay John Wiley. pp. $ THIS BIOGRAPHY of Allan Pinkerton should have been a terrific book. The founder of the world's most famous detective.

    Interesting characters make "This Gun For Hire" a keeper. The beginning setting is in the salon of a house of ill repute where Quill McKenna stops to get a drink and is mesmerized by a dark haired 'lady of the night' who seems to be waiting for someone as her eyes take in the room, paying him no attention. Though billed fourth in This Gun For Hire, Alan Ladd was catapulted to stardom in the role of Phillip Raven, a ruthless professional killer with a long-suppressed streak of decency. After 93%.

    The novel was published and filmed in the United States under the title This Gun for Hire. The novel prefigures Greene's later, more famous, work, Brighton Rock, wherein Pinkie Brown's killing of Hale sets the events of the novel in motion in much the same way that Raven's assassination of the Minister of War sows the seeds for conflict in A Gun for : Graham Greene.   This Gun for Hire - Ebook written by Jo Goodman. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read This Gun for Hire/5(3).


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"This Gun for Hire," () is an early-career British crime drama/thriller by much honored twentieth century English author/screen writer Graham Greene (The Third Man,The End Of The Affair). The book is set in England, a country This Gun for Hire book unhappily anticipating the start of World War II/5(7).

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Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The Paperback of the This Gun for Hire by Jo Goodman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. This Gun for Hire () When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies/10(8K).

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I planned to have a lovely little book discussion amongst the family/5. -Graham Greene, This Gun for Hire. Raven is a hired killer with a harelip. His profession and his deformity combine to give him a passion for privacy. Perhaps the most interesting reading of the book is as a forecast of the central ethical dilemma of WWII.

Think of Raven as the USSR and of Anne as the Allies. She accepts Raven out of 4/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

A Gun for Sale and This Gun for Hire are the same book originally published in I looked but could not find why it was published under two separate names and am relatively sure different dates.

I looked but could not find why it was published under two separate names and am relatively sure different dates/5. About This Gun for Hire “Perfectly crafted”—PW (starred review) Jo Goodman, a premier writer of western romance and the author of In Want of a Wife, is back with a sensational new novel for fans of Linda Lael Miller and Joan Johnston.

He’s got a job to do Former army cavalryman Quill McKenna takes pride in protecting the most powerful man in Stonechurch, Colorado: Mr. Ramsey. Gun for Hire book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The evening was dark, it was unlikely that the other even saw the circl /5.

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First published five years after he introduced Arthur Abdel Simpson in the comic thriller The Light of Day, Eric Ambler turns the spotlight back to his compelling antihero—a man you can’t help but root for. Arthur Abdel Simpson counts himself lucky to have survived his adventure at Istanbul’s Topkapi Museum.