WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JAMES WOOD. Scobie, a police officer serving in a wartime West African state, is distrusted, being scrupulously honest and immune to bribery.
But then he falls in love, and in doing so he is forced to betray everything he believes in, with drastic and tragic consequences.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/10/2004
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099478423