The Honorary Consul

The Honorary Consul

by Graham Greene (Author)


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.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
Edition: New
Publisher: Vintage
Published: 02 Sep 1999

ISBN 10: 0099288532
ISBN 13: 9780099288534

Media Reviews
The tension never relaxes and one reads hungrily from page to page, reading the moment it will end. - Auberon Waugh, Evening Standard
Author Bio
Graham Greene was born in 1904. He worked as a journalist and and critic, and was later employed by the Foreign Office. He died in April 1991.