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The End of the Affair - Graham Greene
The End of the Affair
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With a new introduction by Monica AliThe love affair between Maurice Bendix and Sarah, flourishing in the turbulent times of the London Blitz, ends when she suddenly and without explanation breaks it off. Two years later, after a chance meeting, Bendix hires a private detective to follow Sarah,... show more
With a new introduction by Monica AliThe love affair between Maurice Bendix and Sarah, flourishing in the turbulent times of the London Blitz, ends when she suddenly and without explanation breaks it off. Two years later, after a chance meeting, Bendix hires a private detective to follow Sarah, and slowly his love for her turns into an obsession.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099478447 (0099478447)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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nente
nente rated it
5.0 The End of the Affair
I wonder why the British novelists who are passionate about religion seem to be mostly Catholics (yes, thinking of Waugh here). Is it perhaps too difficult to be passionate about the C. of E.?Anyway, Greene always raises the questions which can be perfectly well posed and thought about by atheists; ...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
5.0 The End of the Affair
Playing out like a classic noir film, The End of the Affair's Maurice Bendrix dissects his affair with Sarah Miles. He can't let it go. She left him with no explanation and at the start of the novel, two years later, a chance encounter allows hims the opportunity to pick at his scars. Its uncomforta...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0
I think the audio is the way to read this book. You go Firth.
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
2.0 The End of the Affair
The writing was so good, I wanted to give it 4 stars. So few writers these days write at this level. Well, I guess that was probably true then as well; plenty of penny dreadfuls to go 'round every era. The first few chapters were interesting and engaging, even though it was hard to like the protagon...
Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 The End of the Affair
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