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The Heart of the Matter

by Graham Greene

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

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One hundred years ago a writer was born who captured the essence of the 20th Century like no other: Graham Greene.


To mark this, literary publishing house Vintage is reissuing eight titles with new introductions by contemporary authors such as JM Coetzee and Zadie Smith.

The Heart of the Matter Synopsis

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.

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ISBN: 9780099478423
Publication date: 07/10/2004
Publisher: Vintage Classic
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099478423
Publication date: 7th October 2004
Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: Vintage Classic
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Graham Greene

Graham Greene was born in 1904. He was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. Graham Greene died in April 1991. Among the many people who paid tribute to him on his death was Kingsley Amis: 'He will be missed all over the world. Until today, he was our greatest living novelist.'

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