Reviews

  • "Journey Without Maps and The Lawless Roads reveal Greene's ravening spiritual hunger, a desperate need to touch rock bottom within the self and in the humanly created world"

    Times Higher Education Supplement
  • "Greene's originality lay in his gifts as a traveller. He had the foreign ear and eye for the strangeness of ordinary life and its ordinary crises"

    Guardian
  • "Infuses the geography of distant places with an intense understanding of individual human destiny at play under startling and oppressive social conditions"

    Newsday
  • "The Lawless Roads, a masterpiece, embraces the spiritual and political conflict of the twentieth century, the cruelty of social engineers, the corruption of politicians and the wan humanity of martyrs made heroic by grace"

    Independent
  • "Greene's work is a crucial link between the two most dynamic cultures of the present day, the Hispanic and the Anglo-American"

    Observer