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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Betrayal at the hands of love in a rich colonial setting that only Greene can instill with his own unique grit. And of course a morality play that shows us tragedy rife with guilt. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lucybrown - LibraryThing
I shall say from the outset The Heart of the Matter does not make for comfortable reading. However, for anyone who wants to be challenged, not necessarily intellectually, but deeper down this is an ... Read full review