This compelling love story set in Blitz-era London sees Graham Greene explore the theme of love in his own inimitable and touching style, and represents a great addition to any CD audiobook collection. The novel follows Maurice Bendrix, a writer who embarks on an affair with a married woman, Sarah Miles. The relationship between the two lasts for years even surviving the rigours of war. However, when a falling bomb injures Bendrix their affair is suddenly curtailed, much to his confusion and dismay.
When he later meets Sarah’s husband, who confides his suspicions that she might be seeing another man, Bendrix is left feeling angry and betrayed in the knowledge that if she is having an affair, it is not with him. He hires a private investigator to find out who this other man is, however to Bendrix’s surprise, these investigations produce some surprising revelations.
This moving and powerful novel, read on this version by Michael Kitchen, deals with love, jealousy and religion - a subject with which Greene famously wrestled throughout his life. The End of the Affair demonstrates this most celebrated author at his very best, and is available to buy here as a CD audiobook.