The End of the Affair by Graham Greene

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The End of the Affair (1951) is a novel by British author Graham Greene, as well as the title of two feature films (released in 1955 and 1999) that were adapted for the screen based on the novel. Set in London during and just after the Second World War, the novel examines the obsessions, jealousy and discernments within the relationships between three central characters: writer Maurice Bendrix; Sarah Miles; and her husband, civil servant Henry Miles.

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The 518th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 4th on The Greatest 20th Century Novels (Waterstone)
  2. - 22nd on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  3. - 31st on The 100 Greatest British Novels (BBC)
  4. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
  5. - The 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years (Parade Magazine)

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