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  • Published: New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Edition: [1st ed.]
  • Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0142437999
  • 9780142437995

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The heart of the matter

by Greene, Graham, 1904-1991.

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Call number: Fiction / Greene, Graham

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor, Traverwood Adult

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"Graham Greene's masterpiece The Heart of the Matter tells the story of a good man enmeshed in love, intrigue, and evil in a West African coastal town. Scobie is bound by strict integrity to his role as assistant police commissioner and by severe responsibility to his wife, Louise, for whom he cares with a fatal pity. When Scobie falls in love with the young widow Helen, he finds vital passion again yielding to pity, integrity giving way to deceit and dishonor?a vortex leading directly to murder. As Scobie's world crumbles, his personal crisis makes for a novel that is suspenseful, fascinating, and, finally, tragic. Originally published in 1948, The Heart of the Matter is the unforgettable portrait of one man, flawed yet heroic, destroyed and redeemed by a terrible conflict of passion and faith."--Publisher's website.

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