|Author:||Tim Pigott Smith,Graham Greene|
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|Publisher:||Chivers Audio Books; Unabridged edition (December 1, 2001)|
Tim Pigott-Smith captures the signature cynicism of Greene, so much so that the occasional appearance of pure sentiment strikes like a scream in night. If Pigott-Smith's attempts at a French-Caribbean accent sound a bit like Peter Lorre, it's a small fault, given the wicked intelligence he brings to the narration. c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine. Book pak, BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers, 2001.
The book opens with Brown, Smith and Jones all on a boat headed toward Haiti. Brown owns a hotel in Haiti during the oppressive government of Papa Doc Duvalier. Jones is an unknown, but suspected from fairly early on of being a con man. Smith (and his wife) are from the United States. He was a very minor presidential candidate that is a proponent of vegetarianism as a way of life and a method toward world wide peace. Brown, aware of the political difficulty, knows how ridiculous it is for Smith to be attempting to create a vegetarian propaganda center in the midst of a repressive dictatorship.
Graham Greene was born in 1904 and educated at Berkhamsted School, where his father was headmaster. A word about the characters of The Comedians. I am unlikely to bring an action for libel against myself with any success, yet I want to make it clear that the narrator of this tale, though his name is Brown, is not Greene. Many readers assume - I know it from experience - that an 'I' is always the author. So in my time I have been considered the murderer of a friend, the jealous lover of a civil servant's wife, and an obsessive player at roulette.
Read by Tim Pigott-Smith. Summary, et. "The gripping tragicomedy of a bungled kidnapping in a provincial Argentinian town tells the story of Charley Fortnum, the 'Honorary Consul,' a whiskey-sodden figure of dubious authority who is taken by a group of revolutionaries" Container. Geographic Name: Argentina Fiction. Personal Name: Pigott-Smith, Tim. Rubrics: British Argentina Fiction Kidnapping Diplomats.
Read by Tim Piggot Smith. Description: Three men meet on a ship bound for Haiti, a world in the grip of the corrupt Papa Doc and the Tontons Macoute, his sinister secret police. Brown the hotelier, Smith the innocent American, and Jones the confidence man-these are the comedians of Greene’s title. Hiding behind their actors’ masks, they hesitate on the edge of life. With Graham Greene’s The Comedians, however, I believe I have found the source for Stone’s trippy foray. And it ma Several years back, after reading Robert Stone’s (underappreciated) Bay of Souls, I saw someone somewhere say that Stone had departed from his Conradian foundation, and had pulled a Delillo on readers.
Home Graham Greene The Comedians. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31. ‘You’ve got a different scent. Martha brought up the rear carrying an electric torch. Mr Smith said, ‘We found this good lady in the car outside. There seemed no one around.
The End of the Affair Graham Greene Read by Michael Kitchen Unabridged Running time 6hrs 30mins Chivers Audio Books £1. 5. The Drowning People Richard Mason Read by Tim Pigott-Smith Unabridged Running time 11hrs 35 mins Chivers Audio Books £1. Read by Tony Britton Abridged; Running time 3hrs. However, Tony Britton's voice, older and gentler than Tim Pigott-Smith's, helps to make James more credible and sympathetic, and the abridgement does a service to the novel, highlighting its dramatic strengths and masking its shortcomings.
Written by Graham Greene Read by Tim Pigott-Smith Format: MP3 Bitrate: 48 Kbps Unabridged. A novel which follows a man who embarks on a journey around the world with his elderly yet adventurous aunt, visiting locations such as Paris and Paraguay, mixing with hippies, war criminals and CIA Agents. From the author of OUR MAN IN HAVANA. This Torrent also has several backup trackers.
Written by Graham Greene, Audiobook narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith. Disillusioned and noncommittal, they are the comedians of Greene’s title, hiding from life’s pain and love behind their chosen masks. We are bad comedians, we aren't bad men. By Darwin8u on 11-20-12. Tim Pigott-Smith is great, even if his characterizations do sail a little close to impersonation sometimes.
Graham Greene (Author), Audible Studios (Producer), Tim Pigott-Smith (Reader) & 0 more. A brilliant book like all Graham Greene, credible and desperately sad. The characters are convincing and the narrative poignant.