The Human Factor

The Human Factor - Graham Greene | Read book . Download book in PDF, TXT, FB2 format on your smartphone. And much more on


Graham Greene
7,20 MB
The Human Factor.pdf


With a new introduction by Colm ToibinA leak is traced to a small sub-section of SIS, sparking off the inevitable security checks, tensions and suspicions. The sort of atmosphere, perhaps, where mistakes could be made? For Maurice Castle, it is the end of the line anyway, and time for him to retire to live peacefully with his African wife, Sarah.To the lonely, isolated, neurotic world of the Secret Service, Graham Greene brings his brilliance and perception, laying bare a machine that sometimes overlooks the subtle and secret motivations that impel us.

The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on August 30, 2019. It was released in the United States on January 22, 2021, by Sony Pictures Classics. With unprecedented access to the foremost American negotiators, THE HUMAN FACTOR is the behind-the-scenes story from the last 25 years, of how the United States came within reach of pulling off the... The Human Factor is not, in my opinion, one of the great Graham Greene novels, but it is a good one, written when he was in his seventies, drawing (like John le Carré) on his experience working for British counter-intelligence, and as with le Carré, part of his explicit attempt to reflect what it was really like to work for the agency. Human Factors (HF) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system (International Ergonomics Association).

Log in. , register or subscribe to save articles for later.