The Honorary Consul

The Honorary Consul

Book - 2004
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A tragicomedy of a bungled kidnapping in an Argentinian town. Fortnum, the "Honorary Consul", a whisky-sodden figure of dubious authority is taken by revolutionaries. As Eduardo Plarr negotiates with revolutionaries and authorities for Fortnum's release, the corruption of both becomes evident.
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2004
Description: xix, 265 p. ; 20 cm
Copyright Date: ©1973
ISBN: 9780099478386
0099478382
9780143105558
Branch Call Number: Gree

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Chapel_Hill_KenMc
Dec 20, 2014

Graham Greene is a master craftsman, and this novel from the early 70s is one of his best. Idealism, cynicism, love and despair figure into an intriguing story of Paraguayan revolutionaries who kidnap the wrong man.

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mvincelli
Mar 07, 2010

Can't remember this at all!

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