London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1951. First Edition. The last of Greene's "Catholic novels," centered around a love triangle between three Londoners during World War II. Basis for two films: the classic 1955 adaptation by Edward Dmytryk, and the 1999 version directed by Neil Jordan, starring Ralph Fiennes, Julianne Moore, and Stephen Rea. Wobbe A27a. Item #4813
First Impression. Octavo (18.75cm); gray cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [vi],237,p. Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped (priced 10s 6d net), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with a touch of dust-soil, a few tiny tears, and two tiny nicks at base of spine; Very Good+.