When the alcoholic British 'Honorary Consul' in an Argentinian town is kidnapped by a band of revolutionaries, a local doctor negotiates with his captors and with the authorities for the man's release, but the corruption of both soon comes to the fore. From the author of OUR MAN IN HAVANA and THE HUMAN FACTOR.
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"The tension never relaxes and one reads hungrily from page to page, reading the moment it will end." - Auberon Waugh, "Evening Standard"Book Description:
A gripping tragicomedy of a bungled kidnapping in a provincial Argentinean town, considered to be one of Greene's finest novels.
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Book Description Penguin UK. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140039112. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140039115