Publish date: October 7th 2004
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 197
Edition language: English
"I’m tired of being decent, of doing the right thing." Stamboul Train is the story of a number of individuals who are thrown together within the confines of a train journey - a microcosm, in a way - and Greene offers us a peek into the relationships that develop between the characters and the diff...
This is supposed to be written to please and an entertainment reading. Well perhaps it is, I could feel the romping around as the train plowed through. But those romping are not exactly gay weightless people, they all have their burden and their shape is so solid as befit Greene's characters. Heartb...
Hey! This is NOT "Murder on the Orient Express" (which was written by Agatha Christie.) But the publisher sure wanted to make you think it was. This book was initially published in 1933, titled "Stamboul Train." But a US publisher picked it up, retitled it, put lots of references to "murder" on the ...