Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene (2012)

Genres - Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Derek Jacobi narrates this profile of influential novelist Graham Greene (1904-91), whose works include "The Third Man" and "The Quiet American." In addition to writing fiction, he reported on Kenya's Mau Mau Rebellion and the French Indochina War; authored travel books, plays, screenplays and essays; worked for MI6 (the British spy agency); and suffered from bipolar disorder. The documentary includes remarks from his daughter Caroline Bourget; and novelists John Le Carré and John Mortimer.

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book, novelist, writer, writing