The Heart of the Matter
'The truth, he thought, has never been of any real value to any human being. In human relations, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths' Graham Greene, The Heart of the Matter
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JAMES WOOD
Scobie, a police officer serving in a war-time West African state, is distrusted, being scrupulously honest and immune to bribery. But then he falls in love, and in doing so he is forced to betray everything he believes in, with drastic and tragic consequences.
Publication Date: 03-Jan-2005
Publisher: Penguin Random House