The Human Factor by Graham Greene

The novel delves into the intricate world of espionage, centering on a British intelligence operative who, disillusioned with his nation's foreign policy and personal tragedies, becomes a mole for the Soviet Union. As he navigates the morally ambiguous terrain of loyalty and betrayal, the story explores themes of love, guilt, and the clash between personal ethics and duty. The protagonist's quiet life is disrupted as his superiors begin to suspect a leak within the agency, leading to an introspective and suspenseful narrative that examines the human motivations behind political treachery.

The 6272nd greatest book of all time


Published
1978
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
90,000
Original Language
English

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