The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

The Heart of the Matter deals with Catholicism and moral change in the protagonist, Scobie (a police officer). Greene was a British intelligence officer stationed in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He drew on this background to write the novel.

The 509th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 29th on D. G. Myers’ 50 Greatest English Language Novels (D. G. Myers)
  2. - 40th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  3. - 72nd on The 100 Greatest British Novels (BBC)
  4. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Heart of the Matter: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Paperback 122685 $11.00 $2.29 2004
The Heart of the Matter Paperback 716617 $9.99 $4.50 2007
The Heart of the Matter Hardcover 597364 $44.47 $2.13
The Heart of the Matter Mass Market Paperback 428189 $11.85 $0.01 1998
The Heart of the Matter (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) Paperback 937660 $4.11 $0.01 1999
The Heart of the Matter Audio CD 2410604 $19.20 $19.23 2011
The Heart of the Matter (Twentieth Century Classics) Paperback 1176812 $1.99 $0.01 1991
By Graham Greene - The Heart of the Matter: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (8/29/04) Paperback 1454861 $14.51 $13.65 2004
The Heart of the Matter Paperback 926478 $1.00 1956
Heart of the Matter 1ST Edition Hardcover 936507 $199.00 $2.92
The Heart Of The Matter Paperback 6811426 $25.99 2012
The Heart of the Matter Hardcover 1830870 $208.13 $0.15
The Heart of the Matter Paperback 2562073 $29.99 $2.99 1949
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) Hardcover 4646417 $119.00 $62.82 1980