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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JAMES WOOD. Scobie, a police officer serving in a wartime 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.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 07/10/2004 ISBN-13: 9780099478423  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Often featured in lists of the most important books of the 20th century, it owes much to Green's Roman Catholic upbringing and his experiences as an intelligence officer in Sierra Leone.

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