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The Honorary Consul

Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

by Graham Greene

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Published by Chivers Audio Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Fiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Espionage/Intrigue,
  • Literary,
  • Suspense

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTim Pigott-Smith (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9414112M
    ISBN 100754053970
    ISBN 109780754053972

    The gripping tragi-comedy of a bungled kidnapping in a provincial Argentinean town tells the story of Charley Fortnum, the 'Honorary Consul', a whisky-sodden figure of dubious authority, who is taken by a group of revolutionaries. Synopsis This book tells of Charley Fortnum, the 'Honorary Consul', a whisky-sodden figure of dubious authority taken by a group of revolutionaries. As Eduardo Plarr, a local doctor, negotiates with revolutionaries and authorities for Fortnum's release, the corruption of both becomes evident /5(35).

    The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "The Honorary Consul" explores the inner doubts, regrets and emotional turmoil of the characters but doesn't ignore the political repression, violence and corruption that created many of those inner conflicts. In this it is pure Graham Greene and it's a book I come back to over the years again and again to laugh softly and to pity and I have Reviews:

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The Honorary Consul is a British thriller novel by Graham Greene, published in It was one of the author's own favourite works. The title is a reference to the diplomatic position known as an honorary consul.

The story is set in the city of Corrientes, part of the /5. Throughout the book, he appears to be awaiting his father's return who is thought to be imprisoned in Paraguay. Charley Fortnum is the eponymous honorary consul, who is mistakenly kidnapped in the place of the American ambassador.

Having been born and raised in Argentina, Charley has never visited England. He is an alcoholic like his father/5(41). The Honorary Consul is both a gripping novel of suspense and a penetrating psychological and sociological study of personal and political corruption.

This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by Mark by: "The Honorary Consul" written in the early s about a botched kidnapping attempt of an American The Honorary Consul book in Argentina teems with usual Graham Greene characters all of whom are, not coincidentally, lapsed Catholics.

The three main characters are Eduardo Plarr, a half English-half Paraguayan doctor who lacks /5(41). The Honorary Consul is both a gripping novel of suspense and a penetrating psychological and sociological study of personal and political corruption. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by Mark Bosco.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Graham Greene. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.

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As Eduardo Plarr, a local doctor, negotiates with revolutionaries and the authorities for Fortnum's. It was an evening which, by some mysterious combination of failing light and the smell of an unrecognized plant, brings back to some men the sense of childhood and of future hope and to others the sense of something which has been lost and nearly forgotten." These lines, early on in Graham Greene's new novel, will establish What will be later confirmed &#; that the book is the best he has.

The Honorary Consul: A Novel. Set in a provincial Argentinean town, The Honorary Consul takes place in that bleak country of exhausted passion, betrayal, and absurd hope that Graham Greene 4/5(3).

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NICHOLAS SHAKESPEARE 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. About The Honorary Consul. In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

The Honorary Consul, also known as Beyond the Limit, is a British-Mexican drama film directed by John Mackenzie and starring Michael Caine, Richard Gere, Bob Hoskins, and Elpidia Carrillo. It is based on the novel The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene. Set in a small politically unstable Latin American country, the story follows the half Music by: Stanley Myers.

"The Honorary Consul," apparently the 23d novel by Graham Greene, written rather later in his long career, might, perhaps, crassly be described as a bleak, slow thriller. But, of course, that leaves so much out. The book is set in a provincial Argentine town, in the late 's, early 's/5(5).

Editions for The Honorary Consul: X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback p.

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The Honorary Consul is both a gripping novel of suspense and a penetrating psychological and sociological study of personal and political corruption. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by Mark Bosco/5(K).

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He was shortlisted, in andfor the Nobel Prize for Literature. Through 67 years of writings, which included over 25 novels, he explored the ambivalent moral and political issues of the modern world, often through a Catholic perspective.

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It was not one of his most popular books but does provide readers with a stimulating, funny and quirky narrative about three men of British heritage who live in a nondescript South American town/5(24).