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The power and the glory

In one of the southern states of Mexico, during an anti-clerical purge, the last priest is on the run. The priest is impelled toward his Calvary as much by his own compassion for humanity as by his pursuers.

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  • "power and the glory"
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  • "Power and the glory"
  • "Fin d'une liaison"
  • "Fond du problème"
  • "The power and the glory"
  • "Labryinthine Ways"@en
  • "Labyrinthine ways"
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  • "In one of the southern states of Mexico, during an anti-clerical purge, the last priest is on the run. The priest is impelled toward his Calvary as much by his own compassion for humanity as by his pursuers."@en
  • "One of Mexico's states is undergoing a religious purge. Every Catholic priest is being arrested. This is the story of a Mexican priest, profoundly religious, but with a weakness for whiskey, who is alternatately on the run from the authorities through the jungles, villages and plantations and yet risks his own life to help the poor."@en
  • "A priest flees from the authorities who are trying to eradicate the Catholic church in a Mexican state, encountering various people in need of redemption."@en
  • "First published 1940 Reprint of 1959 ed."
  • "In a poor, remote section of southern Mexico, the Red Shirts have taken control, God has been outlawed, and the priests have been systematically hunted down and killed. Now, the last priest strives to overcome physical and moral cowardice in order to find redemption."
  • "In a poor, remote section of southern Mexico, the Red Shirts have taken control. God has been outlawed, and the priests have been systematically hunted down and killed. Now, the last priest strives to overcome physical and moral cowardice in order to find redemption."@en
  • "Set in Mexico during the era of anticlerical violence by revolutionaries, the story depicts the martyrdom of the last Roman Catholic priest, who is being hunted by a police lieutenant. The "whisky priest" is a degraded alcoholic who has broken most of his vows but who nevertheless insists upon performing his duties until the very end, when he is finally captured and executed."
  • ""Set in Mexico, this novel 'describes the desperate last wanderings of a whisky priest as outlaw in his own state, who, despite a sense of his own worthlessness (he drinks, and has fathered a bastard daughter), is determined to continue to function as priest until captured ... Like many of Greene's works, it combines a conspicuous Christian theme and symbolism with the elements of a thriller.'""
  • "Tijdens de geloofsvervolgingen in Mexico in de jaren twintig laat een opge- jaagde en aan drank verslaafde priester zijn kansen op ontsnapping lopen om in nood verkerende mensen te helpen."
  • "Olney Theatre, Players Incorporated presents "The Power and the Glory," by Dennis Cannon and Pierre Bost, from the Graham Greene novel, directed by Leo Brady, settings and lighting by James D. Waring, costumes by Joseph Lewis."@en
  • "During a vicious persecution of the clergy in Mexico, a worldly priest, the 'whisky priest', is on the run. With the police closing in, his routes of escape are being shut off, his chances getting fewer. But compassion and humanity force him along the road to his destiny, reluctant to abandon those who need him, and those he cares for."
  • ""Under the law of the Red Shirts in a state located in southern Mexico, all priests of the Catholic church are automatically killed for treason. this novel is the saga of the hunt of the capture of the last practicing priest in that state, who although too weak to resist whiskey, is strong enough to bring the solace of the church to the Mexican peasants.""@en
  • "This story of bravery, cowardice, and moral decay is set in Mexico during the Calles regime of the 1930s, when the practice of Christianity was violently suppressed. It portrays the heroic and doomed efforts of a priest to minister secretly to the Catholics of the region."@en
  • "Tijdens de geloofsvervolgingen in Mexico in de jaren twintig laat een opgejaagde en aan de drank geraakte priester zijn kansen op ontsnapping lopen om in nood verkerende mensen te helpen."
  • "A suspenseful story about a hunted, driven desperate priest in Mexico."@en
  • "In a poor, remote section of Southern Mexico, the paramilitary group, the Red Shirts have taken control. God has been outlawed, and the priests have been systematically hunted down and killed. Now, the last priest is on the run. Too human for heroism, too humble for martyrdom, the nameless little worldly "whiskey priest" is nevertheless impelled toward his squalid Calvary as much by his own compassion for humanity as by the efforts of his pursuers."@en
  • "Le roman le plus célèbre de l'écrivain que beaucoup de gens ont lu lors de sa parution en 1940 ou vu au cinéma grâce au film de John Ford ##The fugitive## (version française: ##Dieu est mort##). On sait qu'il s'agit de l'aventure tragique du dernier prêtre mexicain proscrit durant la Révolution et d'un épineux problème de conscience exposé avec une acuité psychologique intense. Un grand roman qui conserve sa place parmi les oeuvres importantes de ce genre au 20e siècle."
  • "The story of one man, an alcoholic "whiskey priest," on the run through the jungles, villages, and plantations of Mexico in the 1930s."@en
  • "The story of an alcoholic priest, on the run from the police who fights the religious purge in a southern Mexican state in 1938. He dies a martyr's death."@en
  • "In 1938 Mexico, an ambitious police officer vows to track down a hiding priest and have him shot. To implement his plan, he has been given the power to take innocent hostages and shoot them periodically until someone turns in the priest."@en
  • "A Catholic priest in southern Mexico is on the run during an anti-clerical purge."@en
  • "The last priest in a poor section of North Mexico where the Red Shirts have outlawed God finds himself a hero despite himself."

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  • "Powieść angielska"
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  • "Roman anglais"
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  • "The Power and the glory [Hauptw.]"
  • "La puissance et la gloire ... Roman traduit ... par Marcelle Sibon. (Le dossier rédigé par Matthieu Galey.)"
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  • "La Puissance et La Gloire = (The power & the glory)"
  • "La Puissance et la gloire : ["The Power and the glory". Traduit de l'anglais.]"
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  • "La Puissance et la gloire. Préface de François Mauriac. Trad. de l'anglais par Marcelle Sibon"
  • "La Puissance et la gloire : le fond du problème : la fin d'une liaison"
  • "La Puissance et la gloire : ("the Power and the glory"), roman traduit de l'anglais par Marcelle Sibon"
  • "La puissance et la gloire ; Le fond du problème ; La fin d'une liaison"
  • "La Puissance et la gloire : ("the Power and the glory"), roman traduit de l'anglais par Marcelle Sibon. Préface de François Mauriac"
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  • "La Puissance et la gloire : ["the Power and the glory"]... Traduit de l'anglais par Marcelle Sibon. [Illustrations de Jean Reschofsky.]"
  • "The power and the Glory"
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  • "Power and the glory"@en
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  • "La Puissance et la gloire : roman"
  • "La puissance et la gloire : roman"
  • "La Puissance et la gloire. (The Power and the glory). Roman traduit de l'anglais par Marcelle Sibon. Préface de François Mauriac"
  • "La Puissance et la gloire : par Graham Greene. Traduit de l'anglais par Marcelle Sibon. Avec une préface de François Mauriac"
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  • "La Puissance et la Gloire"

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