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Scobie is an officer in a war-torn West African state. When he is passed over for a promotion, he borrows money to send his wife away on holiday. In her absence, he falls in love with Helen, a young widow, and his life is transformed. With an inability to distinguish between love, pity and responsibility, Scobie moves towards his final damnation...Product Description:
Scobie, a police officer serving in a war-time 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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Book Description Penguin Classics, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140184961
Book Description Penguin Classics, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140184961
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801401849691.0
Book Description Penguin Classics, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140184961
Book Description Penguin Classics. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140184961 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1044397