Das Herz aller Dinge
Format: Gebundene Ausgabe
Publish date: 1963
Publisher: Bertelsmann Lesering
Pages no: 317
Edition language: Deutsch
This was an interesting novel. It was depressing in many ways as it really follows the last months of the life of the main character and most of what happened was rather negative. There was no real plot per say that hooked the reader early - it was just a story that kept going until it reached the e...
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A very interesting novel.It relates the story of Henry scobie a devoted christian who encounters obstacles (temptation, bribery, sin, lies etc) throughout the novel. Though he is a good man, he was destroyed by his love for the other and his wish to not deliver pain to others (esp to two women).
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, instead of a review, here is a rant spurned by having wasted time on this book. Yes, Greene's writing...
Book Circle Reads 35Rating: 4* of fiveThe Book Description: 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 s...
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