!!> Reading ➹ The End of the Affair ➱ Author Graham Greene – Loufanet.info

The End of the Affair This Is A Record Of Hate Far Than Of Love, Writes Maurice Bendrix In The Opening Passages Of The End Of The Affair, And It Is A Strange Hate Indeed That Compels Him To Set Down The Retrospective Account Of His Adulterous Affair With Sarah Miles A Hate Bred Of A Passion That Ultimately Lost Out To God.Now, A Year After Sarah S Death, Bendrix Seeks To Exorcise The Persistence Of Passion By Retracing Its Course From Obsessive Love To Love Hate At The Start He Believes He Hates Sarah And Her Husband, Henry By The End Of The Book, Bendrix S Hatred Has Shifted To The God He Feels Has Broken His Life But Whose Existence He Has At Last Come To Recognize.Originally Published In 1951, The End Of The Affair Was Acclaimed By William Faulkner As For Me One Of The Best, Most True And Moving Novels Of My Time, In Anybody S Language.


10 thoughts on “The End of the Affair

  1. says:

    This book is extremely special to me It amazed me It flipped me around and turned me upside down I was overtaken, absorbed, and transfixed in a whirlwind of emotion The End of the Affair was exactly what I needed to help me through some recent difficulties in my personal life No, I didn t have an affair with a married woman, heh But a relationship did recently end for


  2. says:

    5 Stars I just spent 3 days being read to by Colin Firth and it was fantastic This is the best narrated audiobook I have ever listened to Now let me say a little about the book itself I loved it From the first sentence I was entranced in this complicated love affair The writing is exquisite It grabbed my soul and set me on fire This is a record of hate far than of love Maurice Bendri


  3. says:

    this is the story of a jealous man and a jealous God fighting for the soul of a woman who desperately wants to believe in one of them.oh, and it s a complicated thing, belief.the relationshippy parts of this book are divine a woman in an unfulfilling marriage takes a lover, maurice, and puts all of herself into the relationship maurice, for his part, should perhaps have been called marcel, bec


  4. says:

    Of the less than ten novels in the universe which can conceivably be called PERFECT that is, without a single flaw, with so much mastery over the daunting literary terrain that it leaves the reader panting, gives him goose bumps, makes him believe in the sphere of art all over again two of them undoubtedly are written by Graham Greene I have lionized The Quiet American before Now it s The End of the Af


  5. says:

    The sense of unhappiness is so much easier to convey than that of happiness In misery we seem aware of our own existence, even though it may be in the form of a monstrous egotism this pain of mine is individual, this nerve that winces belongs to me and to no other But happiness annihilates us we lose our identity The words of human love have been used by the saints to describe their vision of God, and so,


  6. says:

    Note every possible plot spoiler included here but I don t care Let s go.So let me get this right This miserable sourpuss atheistic type author guy Maurice meets this hot slutty their word woman Sarah who is married to England s most boring civil servant Henry They have a full on steamy affair right under Henry s nose for four years and are very happy, except Maurice gives the impression that even when he s happy he s m


  7. says:

    I am not only committing to the five stars for this review, I wish I could give it To say it deserves it would be rather an understatement Reading the book was actually one of those physically memorable experiences curling up in a ball with it, crouched over it reading behind piles of work I should have been doing, completely zoning out the world around me until it was forced to my attention, not to mention the actual physical


  8. says:

    Spoil alert Can a reader feel like having a split personality I doubted myself while reading Graham Greene s The End of the Affair I loved it and hated it I thought it certainly deserved 5 stars for a few pages, but later found myself suffering so much and started loathing it So, it could not deserve than 2, right It s not fair to suffer for nothing, I had to make someone pay for it I loved Sarah and Bendrix and despised them at


  9. says:

    Ruh roh.Sorry, Ben And Kelly And karen This book really did not do it for me In fact, that is kind of an understatement my two star rating is generous in that I actually feel sort of bad for disliking it as much as I did I know it hits certain people on an emotional, gut deep level and I am not arrogant enough I am arrogant, just not arrogant enough to universally proclaim its lack of literary value My point is that I ve often had people c


  10. says:

    Update 11 11 2017 On this, my third experience of Graham Greene s masterpiece, I chose the audiobook, narrated by Colin Firth and I just want to say to all fellow citizens of our beautiful Planet Earth I m sorry.I m truly, truly sorry.I m sorry I was flippant with fossil fuels.I m sorry that I was erroneous with my emissions.I m sorry that I drove my car longer and slower than necessary.I m sorry that I took the long way home.It turns out, in listening to


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