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The Heart of the Matter - Graham Greene
The Heart of the Matter
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780099478423 (0099478420)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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3.0 Review of The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
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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2.0 The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
bookshelves: spring-2015, published-1948, tbr-busting-2015, fraudio, african-continent, afr-sierra-leone, wwii, christian, roman-catholic, rumble-in-the-jungle, religion, suicide, slit-yer-wrists-gloomy Read from March 04 to 05, 2015 If one knew, he wondered, the facts, would one have to fee...
LunaLuss
LunaLuss rated it
5.0 The Heart of the Matter
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).
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
2.0 The Heart of the Matter
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...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
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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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