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The Heart of the Matter By Graham Greene

The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JAMES WOOD

Scobie, a police officer serving in a war-time West African state, is distrusted, being scrupulously honest and immune to bribery. But then he falls in love, and in doing so he is forced to betray everything he believes in, with drastic and tragic consequences.

The Heart of the Matter Summary

The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JAMES WOOD. Scobie, a police officer serving in a wartime West African state, is distrusted, being scrupulously honest and immune to bribery. But then he falls in love, and in doing so he is forced to betray everything he believes in, with drastic and tragic consequences.

The Heart of the Matter Reviews

Primarily a novel about the moral consequences of religious belief, but it is almost as importantly a novel about colonialism * Independent *
The most ingenious, inventive and exciting of our novelists, rich in exactly etched and moving portraits of real human beings -- V. S. Pritchett * The Times *
Here is this man who can represent ordinary life, ordinary troubles, and make them exciting to read about -- Shirley Hazzard * Guardian *

About Graham Greene

Graham Greene was born in 1904. He worked as a journalist and critic, and in 1940 became literary editor of the Spectator. He was later employed by the Foreign Office. As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography, two of biography and four books for children. He also wrote hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. He died in April 1991.

Additional information

GOR001619345
9780099478423
0099478420
The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2004-10-07
288
N/A
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