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Heart of the Matter, the (1948) [Novel]
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Summary :

The story of a corrupt yet good man entangled in the colonial intrigues and anguish of a coastal West African Town.

Scobie is a principled police officer in a war-torn West African state. When he is passed over for promotion he is forced to borrow money to send his despairing wife away on a holiday. In her absence he falls in love with Helen and his life is transformed by the experience.

Original title: The Heart of the Matter
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Heart of the Matter, the

Heart of the Matter, the (1948)
Awards: James Tait Black Memorial Prize (1949)
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Language: English

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Heart of the Matter, the (1948)

ISBN: 0140184961

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