Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
Pinkie, a boy gangster in pre-war Brighton, is a Catholic dedicated to evil and damnation. In a dark setting of double crossing and razor slashes, his ambition and hatreds are horribly fulfilled, until Ida determines to convict him for murder.
The 352nd greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 16th on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)
- - 42nd on The 100 Greatest British Novels (BBC)
- - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)
- - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))