Author(s): Graham Greene
A leak is traced to a small sub-section of SIS, sparking off the inevitable security checks, tensions and suspicions. The sort of atmosphere, perhaps, where mistakes could be made? For Maurice Castle, it is the end of the line anyway, and time for him to retire to live peacefully with his African wife, Sarah.
With a new introduction by Colm Toibin 20040702
'As fine a novel as he has ever written...funny, shocking, above all compassionate' Anthony Burgess, Observer
Graham Greene was born in 1904. He worked as a journalist and a critic, and was later employed by the Foreign Office. He died in April 1991.