In their new series (“Thrilled to Death,”) NPR has asked thriller novelists to talk about beloved books. Kicking off the series is Scott Turow who chose Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory. Of the book, Turow states:
The novel captivated me completely. It was a thriller — but also a novel of ideas. Greene’s elegant use of detail, the author’s profound knowledge of his characters, and his novel’s unrelenting suspense marked the book to me as a work of the highest literary art.
That recognition confused me at the time.”
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