The Heart of the Matter

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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JAMES WOOD

Scobie, a police officer serving in a wartime West African state, is distrusted, being scrupulously honest and immune to bribery. But then he falls in love, and in doing so he is forced to betray everything he believes in, with drastic and tragic consequences.

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'The most ingenious, inventive and exciting of our novelists, rich in exactly etched and moving portraits of real human beings.' (The Times)

'Greene was a master of characterisation and this book is no exception.' (The Independent on Sunday)

'In a class by himself – the ultimate chronicler of twentieth-century man's consciousness and anxiety.' (The Independent)

'A superb storyteller with a gift for provoking controversy.' (The New York Times)

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