What is another word for Graham Greene?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈe͡ɪəm ɡɹˈiːn] (IPA)

Graham Greene was a renowned British author known for his captivating and thought-provoking literary works. Some of the most common synonyms used to describe Graham Greene include "prolific writer," "profound novelist," "literary icon," "master storyteller," "philosophical thinker," and "literary giant." His works often explored complex themes such as human relationships, religion, and political ideologies, and his unique style of writing earned him a place among the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Some of his most famous works include "The Power and the Glory," "Brighton Rock," and "The Heart of the Matter." Today, Graham Greene is widely regarded as one of the most significant literary figures in modern literature.

What are the hypernyms for Graham greene?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    author, novelist, playwright, 20th century writer, British novelist, British writer, English Novelist, English writer.

Famous quotes with Graham greene

  • Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy.
    Brendan Fraser
  • I have Graham Greene's telephone number, but I wouldn't dream of using it. I don't seek out writers because we all want to be alone.
    Patricia Highsmith
  • For a while we were chasing a book by Graham Greene to do Brighton Rock as a musical. We didn't get the rights, so we decided to create something from scratch, with Jonathan. By that time we were big fans of his work.
    Neil Tennant
  • In fact, the real problem with the thesis of A Genealogy of Morals is that the noble and the aristocrat are just as likely to be stupid as the plebeian. I had noted in my teens that major writers are usually those who have had to struggle against the odds -- to "pull their cart out of the mud," as I put it -- while writers who have had an easy start in life are usually second rate -- or at least, not quite first-rate. Dickens, Balzac, Dostoevsky, Shaw, H. G. Wells, are examples of the first kind; in the twentieth century, John Galsworthy, Graham Greene, Evelyn Waugh, and Samuel Beckett are examples of the second kind. They are far from being mediocre writers; yet they tend to be tinged with a certain pessimism that arises from never having achieved a certain resistance against problems.
    Evelyn Waugh
  • Liar, liar, pants on fire....the man was a liar....To be true means to be grounded at your core, and Burgess never was....The habitual bending of the truth for ulterior motives had important consequences for Burgess's art. Cavalier liars think that anything will do. The idea of revising something to make it more true never occurs to him. Yet this inner truth is the essence of great art....Burgess told me that fecundity as a writer was a parallel of erotic freeing-up and that careful writers were not sexual people. He was clearly boasting that what made him a prolific author also made him a great lay. Not so....Burgess thought he was Cervantes, but in fact he is Don Quixote. There is no Burgess book that gives the impression you are reading something entirely grown-up. That a book might be brooded over or lived was alien to him. Instead he gluttonised on nicotine, booze and stimulants....He was not at all vindictive - how rare in the literary world! His kindness and warmth, which showed in his face as well as his conduct, were doubtless among the reasons Graham Greene disliked him (Greene was unnerved by spontaneous personalities; only he was allowed to be spontaneous)....what Burgess put up with from his first wife makes him a saint....how enthusiastic Burgess was with the inner-city kids he taught in New York, endlessly patient with their rudeness and fatuity. Burgess was a cranky charmer who could sound off on anything to fabulous effect - and he wasn't a bully in conversation....He was a terrific journalist. Couldn't write a dreary column to save his life.
    Anthony Burgess

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