Greene, Graham Updike John
Anti-clericalism -- Fiction. Catholics -- Fiction. Clergy -- Fiction. Mexico -- Fiction.
xviii, 295,  p.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A.
24 cm. "Special fiftieth anniversary edition"--Dust jacket./ Facsimile of two pages from the original manuscript as endpapers./ Also issued online. Graham Greene ; introduction by John Updike. Book
LC: PR6013.R44; Dewey: 823/.912
ISBN: 0670835366; 9780670835362 LCCN: 90-50052
Dust jacket flap at p. 7
"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.'"