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The Tenth Man - Graham Greene
The Tenth Man
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An utterly gripping story of a wealthy French lawyer being held prisoner by the Germans during World War II. The lawyer is chosen by the soldiers to die, but instead he makes a cowardly trade for his life--one that he will have to pay for even as a free man .
An utterly gripping story of a wealthy French lawyer being held prisoner by the Germans during World War II. The lawyer is chosen by the soldiers to die, but instead he makes a cowardly trade for his life--one that he will have to pay for even as a free man .
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671019099 (0671019090)
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 The Tenth Man
"He envied Jules: to have been able to remain ‘correct’: to have saved his self-respect by small doses of rudeness or inattention. But for him— to have remained correct would have meant death." The Tenth Man is not just a story but a moral experiment: A group of prisoners of war are told that as p...
esterb
esterb rated it
4.0 The Tenth Man
This book you have to read for your­self. It has a great under­ly­ing sus­pense through­out the story that makes it a good thriller. The plot is well thought of and is even bet­ter worked out. Noth­ing unnec­es­sary about things being told, but every detail in the story has his place for a rea­son. ...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
3.0
Kind of a lost Greene novella written as a film treatment. A rich man bribes a poor man to take his place for execution and then must live with his guilt and the consequences of his cowardice.
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