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Travels with My Aunt (Twentieth Century Classics)

by Graham Greene

  • 90 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7349735M
ISBN 100140185011
ISBN 109780140185010

Travels with my aunt by Graham Greene; 29 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Aunts, Travel, Fiction, Voyages and travels, Older women in fiction, Older women, British in fiction, Voyages and travels in fiction, Retirees, Aunts in fiction, Open Library Staff Picks, British, Adventure stories, Travelers in fiction, Women travelers, Women travelers in fiction, Travelers, . Travels with My Aunt Quotes Showing of 42 “Christmas it seems to me is a necessary festival; we require a season when we can regret all the flaws in our human relationships: it is the feast of failure, sad but consoling.”Cited by:

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Travels with My Aunt by Graham Greene (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Southfield Public Library Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene Discussion questions used at SPL - March 1. What did that opening paragraph of the book tell you about Henry? About Augusta? About Henry’s father? 2. This book was written in the late 60’s. do you feel it gives you a sense of the time? 3.

Travels with My Aunt () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling (Alec McCowen) meets his Aunt Augusta Bertram (Dame Maggie Smith), an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she attempts to rescue an old lover. Download PDF Travels With My Aunt book full free. Travels With My Aunt available for download and read online in other formats.


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Described by Graham Greene as "the only book I have written just for the fun of it," Travels with My Aunt is the story of Hanry Pulling, a retired and complacent bank manager who meets his septuagenarian Aunt Augusta for the first time at what he supposes to be his mother's by: Travels with my Aunt () is certainly the funniest book by Graham Greene that I have read so far.

It tells us the entertaining story of Henry Pulling our very conservative, socially compliant, dull and boring erstwhile bank manager of some years standing/5. Travels with my aunt is a fabulous book that should encourage anyone embarking on the 2nd half of their life that Travels with My Aunt book adventures, romance and travel can and will happen if you want it too and have the energy to carry it through/5().

In the lively comedy/adventure Travels with My Aunt, adapted from Graham Green's book, Henry (Alec McCowan), a timid, bookish accountant whose life seems to have died stillborn, discovers how to live with gusto thanks to the rough ministrations of his thoroughly eccentric aunt Augusta (Maggie Smith).

Aunt Augusta bursts into Henry's life during the funeral for his Brand: Warner Archives. Travels with my Aunt PART ONE 1 I MET my Aunt Augusta for the first time in more than half a century at my mother’s funeral. My mother was approaching eighty-six when she died, and my aunt was some eleven or twelve years younger.

I had retired from the bank two years before with an adequate pension and a silver handshake.4/5(32). Free download or read online Travels With My Aunt pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of this novel was published inand was written by Graham Greene. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. First published inTravels With My Aunt was one of Graham Greene’s later novels.

It’s an unusually cheery one for a writer whom I mostly associate with dark, often moralistic, stories with strong Catholic overtones. A cheery tale with dark undertones. My lovely book group has themed months, where the shortlist for voting must be suggested within a theme or idea.

Next month, for example, is books set in Oxford (I’m holding out for Jill by Philip Larkin). Last month was books about geographical journeys – and I suggested Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene, which was eventually victorious. The Paperback of the Travels with My Aunt by Havergal at Barnes & Noble.

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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Travels with my Aunt; Henry Pulling is a retired bank manager, he lives in London, he meets for the second time in his life his Aunt Augusta, during his mother´s funeral.

it is his only hobbie. He starts. Travels with My Aunt () At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she /10(K).

Reading group: a critical look at Travels with My Aunt Graham Greene's novel overdoes the Roman Catholic references and the grammar is questionable at times, but it remains a fun read Sam.

George Cukor's Travels with My Aunt is a whimsical romantic fantasy that works; which is to say, if you are not a fan of whimsical romantic fantasy, it's going to be too much for you%. Follows the travels of Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, and his eccentric Aunt Augusta as they find their way across Europe, and eventually even further afield.

Aunt Augusta pulls Henry away from his quiet suburban existence into a world of adventure, crime and the highly unconventional details of her past. Travels with My Aunt is a book written by the author Graham Greene.

In this book, the English writer narrates the story of a retired bank manager who goes around Europe on a discovery trip with his aunt, named Augusta. Published by Bodley Head inthis book was followed by the Honorary Consul. The book preceding this book was named The /5. Travels with my aunt: A novel by Graham Greene and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Travels with My Aunt by Graham Greene, bodley head - AbeBooks.

Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, meets his old aunt for the first time in over 50 years. She persuades him to travel with her. Through his aunt, a veteran of Europe's hotel bedrooms, Henry joins a shiftless, twilight society coming alive after a dull suburban lifetime.4/5(10). "Travels With My Aunt" is a novel following a man and his aunt as they travel through Europe; this volume, titled "Reflections on Travels With My Aunt", is exactly that, as Greene looks back on his novel and the context surrounding the writing of it.

Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Buy a cheap copy of Travels With My Aunt book by Graham Greene. A novel which follows a man who embarks on a journey around the world with his elderly yet adventurous aunt, visiting locations such as Paris and Paraguay, mixing Free shipping over $/5(5).

Travels with my aunt is a fabulous book that should encourage anyone embarking on the 2nd half of their life that many adventures, romance and travel can and will happen if you want it too and have the energy to carry it through.

Bank manager, dahlia enthusiast and all round dull and boring person Henry has his life turned upside down after /5().In Travels with my Aunt Graham Greene not only gives us intoxicating entertainment but also confronts us with some of the most perplexing of human dilemmas.

See details - Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's Aunt Augusta, in Travels with My Aunt, presents the reader with a moral dilemma. Photograph: Brian Seed/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images I n novels, aunts rarely do things by half.