Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: London, The Bodley Head,1980
First edition, inscribed, “For Ragnar and Greta with love from Graham.” Ragnar Svanström (1904-1988), Swedish historian and literary director, was the long-time contact of Greene at Norstedts Publishing House in Stockholm. He edited the ‘Introduction to Three Novels’, published by Norstedts in 1962. The friendship that developed between Greene and Svanström, and his wife Greta spanned many decades. Their correspondence is kept at the Royal Library in Stockholm.
8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. With some markings in margins made with lead pencil and red pen., otherwise a near fine copy.
The sequel to ‘A Sort of Life’, but less autobiographical in content. Greene writes about travel experiences and how they have been adapted into fiction.