The Honorary Consul

The Honorary Consul


Introduction by: Mark Bosco

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143105558
  • 304 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

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. Dr. Eduardo Plarr, a local physician with his own divided loyalties, serves as the negotiator between the rebels and the authorities. These fumbling characters play out an absurd drama of failure, hope, love, and betrayal against a backdrop of political chaos. 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.
The Honorary Consul

The Honorary Consul

Graham Greene, Introduction by: Mark Bosco

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