The Resource The heart of the matter, Graham Greene

The heart of the matter, Graham Greene

Label
The heart of the matter
Title
The heart of the matter
Statement of responsibility
Graham Greene
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Set in West Africa, this is the story of Scobie, an assistant police commissioner, and his personal and professional corruption
  • Scobie is a highly 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 on holiday. In her absence, he falls hopelessly in love with Helen, a young widow, and his life is transformed by the experience. With a duty to repay his debts, and an inability to distinguish between love, pity and responsibility, to others and to God, Scobie moves inexorably to his final damnation ..
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
A21b
Citation source
Wobbe, R.A. Graham Greene
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1904-1991
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greene, Graham
Dewey number
823.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ3.G8319
  • PR6013.R44
  • PR6013.R44
LC item number
  • He2
  • H4 1948b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colonial administrators
  • British
  • Married people
  • Africa, West
  • Catholics
  • Adultery
  • Adultery
  • British
  • Catholics
  • Colonial administrators
  • Married people
  • Africa
  • West Africa
Label
The heart of the matter, Graham Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Published ... in July 1948"--Title page verso
  • The "Graham Greene centennial 1904-2004" printing includes an introduction by James Wood and bibliographic references
  • "First American edition"--Wobbe
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm06062091
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780142437995
Lccn
48007530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)6062091
Label
The heart of the matter, Graham Greene
Publication
Note
  • "Published ... in July 1948"--Title page verso
  • The "Graham Greene centennial 1904-2004" printing includes an introduction by James Wood and bibliographic references
  • "First American edition"--Wobbe
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm06062091
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780142437995
Lccn
48007530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)6062091

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