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by Michael Kitchen,Graham Greene

Download The Heart of the Matter (Home Repair Is Homicide Mysteries) ePub
  • ISBN 0754096181
  • ISBN13 978-0754096184
  • Language English
  • Author Michael Kitchen,Graham Greene
  • Publisher BBC Audiobooks (2004)
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  • Size ePub 1278 kb
  • Size Fb2 1535 kb
  • Rating: 4.7
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Unabridged CD Audiobook 8 CDs /10.25 hours long... Narrated by Michael Kitchen

Focusing on a British police officer in an unnamed West African colony, this novel attempts to show, along with the socially restricted lives of colonists in Africa, the effects of sin on a devout catholic

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Home Graham Greene The Heart of the Matter. The heart of the matter, . Camus’ town becomes a kind of hell, whose inhabitants, punished by plague, must work out their own theodicies, their own metaphysical and political explanations for what has unfairly visited them.

Book 5 of 16 in the Home Repair is Homicide Series. Wreck the Halls is part of Graves’ Home Repair mystery series. So when Jake and her best pal, Ellie, arrive at Faye Anne Carmody’s kitchen door, they knock and walk right in. But though Christmas is just two weeks away, what they find is far from festive: a dazed Faye Anne covered with blood, and her no-good husband — the town butcher, Merle — nowhere in sight. Jacobia and her best friend, Ellie, visit their local butcher shop and find blood all over the place.

Graham Greene’s powerful story of morality, integrity, love, betrayal, intrigue, corruption, life changing events and Catholic guilt set in war time Sierra Leone. This is a great book and only the second Graham Greene that I have read (Brighton Rock being the other)

Graham Greene’s powerful story of morality, integrity, love, betrayal, intrigue, corruption, life changing events and Catholic guilt set in war time Sierra Leone. This is a great book and only the second Graham Greene that I have read (Brighton Rock being the other). The Heart of the Matter is a powerful, thought provoking and deeply profound novel that works on many different levels

Tool & Die, the eighth Home Repair is Homicide Mystery, introduces housekeeper Bella Diamond, whose .

Tool & Die, the eighth Home Repair is Homicide Mystery, introduces housekeeper Bella Diamond, whose services Jacobia Tiptree won for a month. It's not that Bella doesn't clean very well - she's just. It has been a while since I read one of the Home Repair Is Homicide mysteries and I had forgotten just how good a writer Sarah Graves is! Jacobia (Jake) is a mother, a former Wall Street financial.

The Heart of the Matter (1948) is a novel by English author Graham Greene. The book details a life-changing moral crisis for Henry Scobie. Greene, a British intelligence officer in Freetown, British Sierra Leone, drew on his experience there. Although Freetown is not mentioned in the novel, Greene confirms the location in his 1980 memoir, Ways of Escape. The Heart of the Matter was enormously popular, selling more than 300,000 copies in the United Kingdom upon its release.

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But in Sarah Graves’s chilling new mystery thriller, Jake discovers that no matter what your address, the most . Suddenly Jake finds herself inescapably targeted by one of the most deranged criminal minds she’s ever encountered.

But in Sarah Graves’s chilling new mystery thriller, Jake discovers that no matter what your address, the most terrifying crimes always hit closest to home. The infamous Dodd murders are hardly among Eastport’s proudest legacies. For as much as she fights to insulate herself from his grisly compulsions, someone with a taste for terror has already crept closer than she dares to imagine. She’d rather die than lose the home and family she’s built–and that suits her nemesis fine, because her death is just exactly what he has planned.

The Heart of the Matter is another of Graham Greene’s true masterpieces. Set on Africa’s West Coast during World War II, The Heart of the Matter describes the mental and moral crises of Major Henry Scobie, a British man who has served for years as assistant police commissioner, and has just been passed over for promotion. Scobie’s struggles with his marriage and moral obligation were, no doubt, informed by Greene’s own. The Heart of the Matter.

Written by Graham Greene, Audiobook narrated by Michael Kitchen. Originally published in 1938, Graham Greene’s chilling exposé of violence and gang warfare is a masterpiece of psychological realism and often considered Graham Greene’s best novel. It is a fascinating study of evil, sin, and the appalling strangeness of the mercy of God, a classic of its kind.

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Vut
Graham Greene is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. The Heart of the Matter is a wonderful example of the depth of his creativity and understanding of the human condition. A deeply religious man, in the truest sense of the word, the main character, Major Scobie, is caught between moral righteousness and religious doctrine; specifically that of the Catholic church. This carefully crafted tale was written more than half a century ago, well before much of the hypocrisy of the Church had been exposed. Actually, the priest in this isolated West African province , is one of the most morally innocent characters in the book. It is the dogma of the church itself and the impact on its victims that is exposed so beautifully and subtly.

The major, caught between his demanding wife and his young ward, is the true victim here. The church's regulations on thought and behavior, leaving nothing to the reason of the believer, is shown in all its emptiness. Major Scobie, the lifelong devout Catholic, is left with only the most hideous of choices in his quest for righteousness.

This carefully crafted novel sneaks up on the reader unless he or she is forewarned. The story could be situated anywhere, but in the barest of civilizations, wonderfully detailed by the author, it is especially poignant. It is certainly one of the most moving and essential pieces of fiction of the last century.
Siatanni
Graham Greene's "The Heart of The Matter" is a poignant, exceptionally well written book that looks into the flawed, deeply religious beliefs, of a deputy Police Commissioner in the British Police force patrolling a West African colony during World War 2. The setting, like so many of Mr. Greene's novel, is exotic and the harsh climate of this African colony is a major and an enthralling character all itself.

The book is highly descriptive and the author weaves it wonderfully into the narrative. It lists at a little over 250 pages, but it is more like a 350 page book. I strongly recommend this book, but I warn that this is not a book to be rushed through. It is a deep and penetrating look at religion and colonization and it leaves the reader pondering many important issues that are as relevant today as the day this wonderful novel was published.
Grarana
Other reviewers have said that his writing is"exquisite" and "transcendent," which is true; here is a sample: "Over the sanitary inspector's shoulder Scobie could see the enormous range of the night. The fireflies signalled to and fro along the edge of the hill and the lamp of a patrol boat moving on the bay could be distinguished only by its steadiness." This bit is completely unnecessary to the narrative -- just thrown in there as a some local color. But it's arresting and beautiful. Greene has been described as a "film man," and he does make you SEE things.
It has been said that "a fictional marrative should show and not tell," and Greene is brilliant in doing that. This is the first of his books that I've read, and I'm hooked. On the other hand, I found it difficult to believe in Scobie, his protagonist, who allows himself to be tormented by his nagging, neurotic, self-centered wife (as a high-level police officer, one would expect him to be tougher). Also, this is one of Greene's "Catholic" novels, and the last third of the book goes on at great length about Scobie's relationship with the Church and God. As a nonbeliever, I felt that Scobie would have been better served by a good therapist, were one available at his time and place..
Drelahuginn
The main character suffers from awful weather and isolation. His marriage is kaput. The writing is exquisite but you wonder how any Brits survive in their colonial outposts.
Cesar
A tremendous novel. Graham Greene is rapidly becoming my favourite novelist. His writing is transcendent. Mr. Greene paints masterful pictures, scenes, vignettes, in one's head. His scapes are better than anywhere else on planet Earth.
Nicanagy
Graham Greene was one of the twentieth century's finest English-language novelists. His writing has several key traits: a spare, lucid style; a flair for portraying the human heart in conflict with itself; a profound spirituality, drawn from his Catholic faith; a sly, ironic sense of humor, expressed with particular power in dramatizing people caught up in the absurdities and vanities of political and social upheaval; and a skillful use of his personal experience in the British intelligence service--expertise he deployed to create cunning and wildly entertaining storylines expressing eternal themes. He wrote two kinds of books: first, what he called "entertainments", basically spy thrillers such as "The Third Man"; and "novels", deeply profound explorations of the human soul in conflict with itself--including, in this collection, his masterpiece, "The Power and the Glory".
Via
I enjoyed this novel much more than I thought I would. Excellent writing, and a quickly moving storyline that kept me interested and anticipating the final outcome. Glad that Graham Greene is now on my reading list, I’ll read more of his books. Good stuff.
A haunting, beautifully written tale, set in early 20th-century British colonial West Africa, on the nature of love, friendship, duty, truth, and loss.