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The Power and the Glory

Graham Greene

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Why is the priest searching for a bottle of wine in Chapter Two of Part II?

Why does the gang of men chase the priest through the streets of the capital?

Why does the mestizo want to turn the priest over to the authorities?

What kind of animal does the priest allow the sick mestizo to ride during their brief journey together?

What is Mrs. Fellows most afraid of?

What is Mr. Tench's occupation?

Where does the priest have his final conversation with Brigida?

Who is the lieutenant's boss?

Who refuses to have the priest hear his confession?

What is one reason Mr. Lehr dislikes Catholicism?

What is the priest trying to do in the beginning of the novel?

For what does the priest fight the crippled dog?

Why does the priest tell the prisoners who he is?

What is the name of the priest's daughter?

Why does the lieutenant begin taking hostages?

Who is Mr. Tench with when he witnesses the priest's execution?

Where is Mr. Tench from?

What does the priest do in the boy's dream at the end of the novel?

Who is Juan?

What does the lieutenant bring the priest on the night before he dies?

Who shot the dead boy the priest finds in the hut?

Why does the mestizo refrain from turning the priest in when he sees him at the police station?

Who urges the priest to flee from the authorities?

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