The honorary consul

by Graham Greene | 07 October 2004
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Category: Crime Fiction
A gripping tragicomedy of a bungled kidnapping in a provincial Argentinean town, considered to be one of Greene's finest novels. Charley Fortnum is the 'Honorary Consul', a whisky-sodden figure of dubious authority taken by a group of rebels. As Eduardo Plarr, a local doctor, negotiates with revolutionaries and the authorities for Fortnum's release, the corruption of both becomes evident. In this spare, tense novel, Graham Greene explores the morality of a political system that turns priests into killers. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NICHOLAS SHAKESPEARE 'Perhaps the most enduring novel that even he has give us' Daily Mail
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A gripping tragicomedy of a bungled kidnapping in a provincial Argentinean town, considered to be one of Greene's finest novels. Charley Fortnum is the 'Honorary Consul', a whisky-sodden figure of dubious authority taken by a group of rebels. As Eduardo Plarr, a local doctor, negotiates with revolutionaries and the authorities for Fortnum's release, the corruption of both becomes evident. In this spare, tense novel, Graham Greene explores the morality of a political system that turns priests into killers. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NICHOLAS SHAKESPEARE 'Perhaps the most enduring novel that even he has give us' Daily Mail
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