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Graham Greene's "The Captain and the Enemy"

Book critic John Leonard says that Greene has trained readers to fill the gaps in his novels and flesh out his sometimes underdeveloped characters. Leonard is a longtime admirer of the author, but says his newest book is more of a notebook than a polished novel.

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Other segments from the episode on October 7, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 7, 1988: Interview with Pauline Kael; Commentary on language and character development in films; Interview with Tobe Hooper; Review of Graham Greene's novel "The…

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