The Heart of the Matter

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Penguin, 1978 - Africa - 271 pages
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Set in West Africa, this is the story of Scobie, an assistant police commissioner, and his personal and professional corruption.
  

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User Review  - BrokenTune [Disclaimer: My opinion is not paid for by Amazon.] - Goodreads

This is not a review. I finished this book a week ago and have been trying to write a review for it several times but words just fail to describe the detachment I was left with on finishing. So ... Read full review

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User Review  - Drew - Goodreads

I may be alone, or nearly so, in thinking that this is significantly better than The Power and the Glory. I'm pretty sure Greene himself regarded the latter as better. But here's my case. First of all ... Read full review

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Contents

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III
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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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The Heart of the Matter deals with Catholicism and moral change in the protagonist, Scobie (a police officer). Greene wrote the novel drawing on a ...
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About the author (1978)

Born in 1904, Graham Greene was the son of a headmaster and the fourth of six children. Preferring to stay home and read rather than endure the teasing at school that was a by-product of his father's occupation, Greene attempted suicide several times and eventually dropped out of school at the age of 15. His parents sent him to an analyst in London who recommended he try writing as therapy. He completed his first novel by the time he graduated from college in 1925. Greene wrote both entertainments and serious novels. Catholicism was a recurring theme in his work, notable examples being The Power and the Glory (1940) and The End of the Affair (1951). Popular suspense novels include: The Heart of the Matter, Our Man in Havana and The Quiet American. Greene was also a world traveler and he used his experiences as the basis for many books. One popular example, Journey Without Maps (1936), was based on a trip through the jungles of Liberia. Greene also wrote and adapted screenplays, including that of the 1949 film, The Third Man, which starred Orson Welles. He died in Vevey, Switzerland in 1991.

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