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ISBN: 0140184953 / ISBN-13: 9780140184952

The End of the Affair


This title is presented with an introduction by Monica Ali. The love affair between Maurice Bendix and Sarah, flourishing in the turbulent times of ... Show synopsis

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  • The End of the Affair (Penguin Books) – Trade paperback (1991)
    by Graham Greene

    The End of the Affair

    Trade paperback, Penguin Books
    192 pages

    ISBN: 0140184953
    ISBN-13: 9780140184952

    Maurice Bendrix's love affair with his friend's wife, Sarah, had begun in London during the Blitz. One day, inexplicably and without warning, Sarah had broken off the relationship. Two years later, driven by obsessive jealousy and grief, Bendrix sends Parkis, a private detective, to follow Sarah.

  • 1. Trade paperback, Penguin Books, 1991



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Reviews of The End of the Affair

Overall customer rating: 4.500

Perhaps his greatest book

by vgonis on Apr 27, 2010

Greene is a skillful writer. All of his books are dealing with the human situation, yet they never become boring. The particular book, utilizes the noir and adventurous style of previous books such as " A gun for sale", "Stamboul train" and "Brighton Rock" as well as the religious pathos of "The power ... More


Beautifully sad and sweet

by AnnLeslie on Aug 5, 2009

This is very good. The quality of the writing is excellent, the story interesting and the character of Sarah well developed. Somehow I felt like I knew her intimately by the end of the novel, but not the men, not really. I did care about all three people caught up in the unique sort of friendly but ... More



by mrbillcoach on Jun 4, 2009

Graham Greene is truly a great author, in my opinion. He clearly stands in the male position, yet speaks only for himself. Those who agree or disagree are left to do so in light of Greene's affirmations. He probably was not as clear with himself as he was with his characters, which allows the reader ... More

by Renee on May 9, 2007

?Man has places in his heart which do not yet exist, and into them enters suffering in order that they may have existence.? ~ Leon Bloy So begins The End of the Affair, Graham Greene?s masterpiece of literature; on a note of deep suffering. Maurice Bendrix is an emotionally and spiritually ruined man ... More

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