The End of the Affair by Graham Greene

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.

The 244th 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)
  6. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The End of the Affair Hardcover 3093594 $74.95 $48.96
The End of the Affair (Twentieth Century Classics) Mass Market Paperback 205571 $7.39 $0.01 1991
The End of the Affair (movie tie-in) Paperback 284198 $1.11 $0.01 1999
The End of the Affair Audio CD 1103536 $13.49 2014
The Records of the Original Proceedings of the Ohio Company, Vol. 2 Hardcover 1654823 $28.23 $31.95 2008
The End of the Affair Hardcover 2312192 $2.46
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The End of the Affair (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Paperback 12869 $8.52 $4.29 2004
The End of the Affair Paperback 2913311 $8.32 $0.01 1977
The End of the Affair Audible Audio Edition 961 $17.95 2012
End of the Affair Paperback 2921538 $1.02 2012
The End of the Affair Paperback 1785022 $6.97 $3.00 2004