The Honorary Consul
The Honorary Consul is a British thriller novel by Graham Greene, published in 1973. It was one of the author's favourite works. The story is set in an unnamed city in northern Argentina, near the border with Paraguay which can be assumed to be the city of Corrientes.
The Honorary Consul is a British thriller novel by Graham Greene, published in 1973. It was one of the author's favourite works.
The story is set in an unnamed city in northern Argentina, near the border with Paraguay which can be assumed to be the city of Corrientes.
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Literary Fiction
, Spy Thriller
Angst. Too much of it. Apparently angst bores me, whether it be Catholic angst, angst about being incapable of love, angst about being a failure or anything else this motley crew of idiots, incompetents, buffoons, alcoholics and pompous arses find to angst about. Which is a shame, because when the ...
bookshelves: summer-2015, argentina, published-1973, lit-richer, tbr-busting-2015, south-americas, kidnap, mystery-thriller, roman-catholic, memento-mori, paranoia, paraquay, betrayal Read on June 27, 2015 Description: In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dub...
"The God I believe in must be responsible for all the evil as well as for all the saints. He has to be a God made in our image with a night-side as well as a day-side." The Honorary Consul is somewhat heavier fare than Graham Greene's "entertainments". The justification of man's actions based on f...