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  • Published: 3 January 2005
  • ISBN: 9780099478423
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $14.99

The Heart Of The Matter




CENTENARY EDITION WITH A NEW 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.

  • Pub date: 3 January 2005
  • ISBN: 9780099478423
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

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.

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Praise for The Heart Of The Matter

“Greene was a master of characterisation and this book is no exception”

chosen for The Hit List by Camden Lock Books, Independent on Sunday


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