Graham Greene Bio, Age, Death, Height, Family, Education, Career, , Net Worth,

Graham Greene Biography

Graham Greene was an English writer and journalist. However, Graham is considered by many as one of the leading English novelists of the 20th century.

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Graham Greene Age

He was born on 2 October 1904, in  England.

Graham Greene Death

Green”s died on 3 April 1991, by then he was 86 years old.

 

Graham Greene Height

Graham Greene height was 1.9 meters

Weight

Greene’s weight is 75kg.

Graham Greene Family

He was born in the year 1904, in St John’s House. This is where his father was a housemaster. However, Graham was the fourth of six children. His younger brother Hugh was the  Director-General of the BBC. While his elder brother Raymond was an eminent physician and mountaineer.

Moreover, his parents, Charles Henry Greene and Marion Raymond Greene were the owners of  Greene King Brewery, with their cousins. In addition, Charles Greene was second master at Berkhamsted School.

The headmaster of the school was Dr. Thomas Fry, who was married to Charles’ cousin.

Greene spent his summers with his uncle during his childhood, at Harston House in Cambridgeshire.

Later in 1910, Charles Greene succeeded Dr. Fry as headmaster of Berkhamsted. Graham also attended the school as a boarder. Graham contributed several stories to the school magazine.

Education Background

He attended Berkhamsted school. However, in 1920 he was sent for psychoanalysis for six months in London.

Afterward returning to school as a day student. His school friends were  Claud Cockburn who is a journalist, and  Peter Quennell the historian.

Later on, he attended  Balliol College, Oxford to study history. He was also a member of the Communist Party of Great Britain, for a short period which was in 1922.

Moreover, Greene suffered from periodic bouts of depression while at Oxford.  However, he graduated in 1925 with a second-class degree in history.

Career

Greene worked for a period of time as a private tutor, this was after leaving Oxford, then later he adjust to journalism on the Nottingham Journal. As he warks there he started corresponding with Vivien Dayrell-Browning. who had written to him to correct him on a point of Catholic doctrine?.

Later in 1929, Graham published his first novel named  The Man Within, Greene originally divided his fiction into two genres.

His next books were  The Name of Action, which was in 1930 the other one was  Rumour at Nightfall in 1932. It was very unfortunate that those two books were unsuccessful. He then later cast them aside.

Graham became known as one of the finest writers of his generation in the 1950s. His writing influences included Conrad, Ford, Haggard, Stevenson, James, Proust, and Buchan.

Green was the director at  Eyre and Spottiswoode under chairman Douglas Jerrold, this was the years 1944 and 1948. In addition, he was also a director at The Bodley Head from 1957 to 1968 under Max Reinhardt.

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Graham Personal Life

Green was baptized in a catholic church faith in the year 1926. This was after meeting his future wife  Vivien Dayrell-Browning.

They were married on 15 October 1927 at St Mary’s Church, Hampstead. Therefore they managed to have two children Lucy Caroline and  Francis.

Graham had a history of depression which had a profound effect on his writing and personal life.

Net Worth

Graham Green had a net worth of  $5 million

Green Graham Salary

Graham had a salary of 1ook.

Wife

Graham”s wife was Vivien Greene, She was British, they had two children together.

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Green Graham Children

Graham had two children, Lucy Caroline who was born in 1933, and Francis in 1936.

Books

  • The Power and the Glory
  • The Quiet American
  • Brighton Rock
  • The End of the Affair Graham Greene
  • The Comedians
  • The Heart of the Matter
  • The Heart of the Matter
  • Travels with My Aunt
  • The Third Man
  • A Burnt-Out Case
  • The Man Within
  • A Gun for Sale
  • Graham Greene Graham Greene
  • The Captain and the Enemy
  • The Honorary Consul
  • Journey Without Maps