The Heart of the Matter (Twentieth Century Classics) ePub download
by Graham Greene
- ISBN: 0140184961
- ISBN13: 978-0140184969
- ePub: 1607 kb | FB2: 1736 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Humanities
- Publisher: Penguin Classics (November 5, 1991)
- Pages: 272
- Rating: 4.5/5
- Votes: 166
- Format: mobi lit txt rtf
Greene's book is much better written (but to be fair at the point of writing The Quiet American, Greene was a more experienced novelist than Nguyen is. .
Greene's book is much better written (but to be fair at the point of writing The Quiet American, Greene was a more experienced novelist than Nguyen is now), and has more layers of moral ambiguities. But I'm still thinking about these books, and will for a long time.
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Home Graham Greene The Heart of the Matter. The heart of the matter, . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29. Contents. Greene’s first paragraph establishes not only the place but the terms of the book’s imagery: we are, it turns out, in an unnamed British colony in West Africa during the Second World War, closely based on Greene’s own experiences, in 1942–43, in Sierra Leone. Throughout the book, this closed community will be pictured as both a kind of minor boys’ boarding school and as a prison.
Graham Greene (1904-1991), whose long life nearly spanned the length of the twentieth century, was one of its greatest novelists. He began to attract notice as a novelist with his fourth book, Orient Express, in 1932.
The Heart of the Matter (1948) is a novel by English author Graham Greene. The book details a life-changing moral crisis for Henry Scobie. Greene, a British intelligence officer in Freetown, British Sierra Leone, drew on his experience there. Although Freetown is not mentioned in the novel, Greene confirms the location in his 1980 memoir, Ways of Escape. The Heart of the Matter was enormously popular, selling more than 300,000 copies in the United Kingdom upon its release.
Greene was a British intelligence officer stationed in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Graham Greene Omnibus - The Heart of the Matter, Stamboul Trail, A Burnt-Out Case, The Third Man, The Quiet American, Loser Takes All & The Power and the Glory (7 titles). He drew on this background to write the novel.
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Graham Greene deserves all the praise and the glory for writing these ambiguous, soul . The Publisher Says: 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, in my opinion, dug his own grave and had an immense capacity for lying to himself ("I didn't know myself that's al. ), yet for most of the novel I believed his struggle was honest and well intended.
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