Set among the seaside amusements and dilapidated boarding houses of Brighton’s pre-war underworld, Brighton Rock is both a gritty thriller and a study of a soul in torment. A classic of modern literature, it maps out the strange border between piety and savagery.
Both a brilliant Cold War thriller and hilarious work of satire, Our Man in Havana is Graham Greene’s classic tale of an accidental spy, and a truly gripping read.
A taut thriller and a haunting exploration of pity, love, and guilt, The Ministry of Fear is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest of all spy novels, set in the shadows of the Blitz in London in 1941.
The Third Man and Other Stories is an anthology of masterful short stories, including Cold War classic novella, The Third Man.