Book :: The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter
By: Graham Greene
Pages: 272
Published: 1948
Genre(s): Africa
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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.

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What an amazing novel!! My first Graham Greene--with many more that followed.

Apr 5th, 2018

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