The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

The novel follows the story of a British colonial police officer stationed in Sierra Leone during World War II. He is an honest and diligent man but finds himself in a moral crisis when he is torn between his duty and his love for another woman. He is caught in a spiral of deceit, corruption, and betrayal that leads to his tragic end. The narrative delves into themes of guilt, faith, betrayal, and moral paradoxes.

The 604th greatest book of all time


Published
1948
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-300
Words
104,000
Original Language
English

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