The Heart of the Matter
Scobie is an officer in a war-torn West African state. When he is passed over for a promotion, he borrows money to send his wife away on holiday. In her absence, he falls in love with Helen, a young widow, and his life is transformed. With an inability to distinguish between love, pity and responsibility, Scobie moves towards his final damnation...Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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Review: The Heart of the MatterUser Review - Jan - Goodreads
Greene was master story teller and wrote 24 novels, which were translated into 27 languages and sold over 20 million copies. Most of these were 'thrillers,' and many were turned into film. During his ... Read full review
Review: The Heart of the MatterUser Review - Krok Zero - Goodreads
Policeman stationed in colonial Africa cheats on his wife, gets involved with shady diamond smugglers, struggles with his Catholic faith, and endures no end of anguished self-analytical rumination ... Read full review