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* TheBlitz: the novel is set in London during and after UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.


* TheBlitz: the novel is set in London during and after WorldWarII.

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* TheBlitz: the novel is set in London during and after WorldWarII.UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.



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* NayTheist: Maurice has become this by the end of the novel.

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* RageAgainstTheHeavens: Many, many passages of the novel contain this.

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* SmiteMeOMightySmiter: Maurice, again.

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''The End of the Affair'' is a 1951 novel by Creator/GrahamGreene. The main character and narrator Maurice Bendrix has spent years trying to understand why his lover Sarah Miles suddenly ended their affair. A chance meeting with Sarah's husband, Henry, who is finally beginning to suspect her of infidelity, provides Maurice with the perfect opportunity for closure and revenge. He convinces Henry to hire a detective to spy on Sarah, hoping to expose her true character. However, the information uncovered proves to be much more complex than what Maurice and Henry expected.

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''The End of the Affair'' is a 1951 novel by Creator/GrahamGreene.

The main character and narrator narrator, Maurice Bendrix Bendrix, has spent years trying to understand why his lover Sarah Miles suddenly ended their affair. A chance meeting with Sarah's husband, Henry, who is finally beginning to suspect her of infidelity, provides Maurice with the perfect opportunity for closure and revenge. He convinces Henry to hire a detective to spy on Sarah, hoping to expose her true character. However, the information uncovered proves to be much more complex than what Maurice and Henry expected.


''The End Of The Affair'' is a 1951 novel by Creator/GrahamGreene. The main character and narrator Maurice Bendrix has spent years trying to understand why his lover Sarah Miles suddenly ended their affair. A chance meeting with Sarah's husband, Henry, who is finally beginning to suspect her of infidelity, provides Maurice with the perfect opportunity for closure and revenge. He convinces Henry to hire a detective to spy on Sarah, hoping to expose her true character. However, the information uncovered proves to be much more complex than what Maurice and Henry expected.

The subject of two film adaptations. The most recent was the 1999 version directed by Neil Jordan that starred Creator/RalphFiennes as Maurice, Creator/JulianneMoore as Sarah, and Stephen Rea as Henry.

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''The End Of The of the Affair'' is a 1951 novel by Creator/GrahamGreene. The main character and narrator Maurice Bendrix has spent years trying to understand why his lover Sarah Miles suddenly ended their affair. A chance meeting with Sarah's husband, Henry, who is finally beginning to suspect her of infidelity, provides Maurice with the perfect opportunity for closure and revenge. He convinces Henry to hire a detective to spy on Sarah, hoping to expose her true character. However, the information uncovered proves to be much more complex than what Maurice and Henry expected.

The subject of two Two [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptations.adaptations]] have been made. The first, released in 1955, was directed by Edward Dmytryk and starred Van Johnson as Maurice, Creator/DeborahKerr as Sarah, and Creator/PeterCushing as Henry. The most recent was the 1999 version directed by Neil Jordan that starred Creator/RalphFiennes as Maurice, Creator/JulianneMoore as Sarah, and Stephen Rea as Henry.



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''TheEndOfTheAffair'' is a 1951 novel by Creator/GrahamGreene. The main character and narrator Maurice Bendrix has spent years trying to understand why his lover Sarah Miles suddenly ended their affair. A chance meeting with Sarah's husband, Henry, who is finally beginning to suspect her of infidelity, provides Maurice with the perfect opportunity for closure and revenge. He convinces Henry to hire a detective to spy on Sarah, hoping to expose her true character. However, the information uncovered proves to be much more complex than what Maurice and Henry expected.

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''TheEndOfTheAffair'' ''The End Of The Affair'' is a 1951 novel by Creator/GrahamGreene. The main character and narrator Maurice Bendrix has spent years trying to understand why his lover Sarah Miles suddenly ended their affair. A chance meeting with Sarah's husband, Henry, who is finally beginning to suspect her of infidelity, provides Maurice with the perfect opportunity for closure and revenge. He convinces Henry to hire a detective to spy on Sarah, hoping to expose her true character. However, the information uncovered proves to be much more complex than what Maurice and Henry expected.


The subject of two film adaptations. The most recent was the 1999 version directed by Neil Jordan that starred Creator/RalphFiennes as Maurice, JulianneMoore as Sarah, and Stephen Rea as Henry.

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The subject of two film adaptations. The most recent was the 1999 version directed by Neil Jordan that starred Creator/RalphFiennes as Maurice, JulianneMoore Creator/JulianneMoore as Sarah, and Stephen Rea as Henry.


''TheEndOfTheAffair'' is a 1951 novel by GrahamGreene. The main character and narrator Maurice Bendrix has spent years trying to understand why his lover Sarah Miles suddenly ended their affair. A chance meeting with Sarah's husband, Henry, who is finally beginning to suspect her of infidelity, provides Maurice with the perfect opportunity for closure and revenge. He convinces Henry to hire a detective to spy on Sarah, hoping to expose her true character. However, the information uncovered proves to be much more complex than what Maurice and Henry expected.

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''TheEndOfTheAffair'' is a 1951 novel by GrahamGreene.Creator/GrahamGreene. The main character and narrator Maurice Bendrix has spent years trying to understand why his lover Sarah Miles suddenly ended their affair. A chance meeting with Sarah's husband, Henry, who is finally beginning to suspect her of infidelity, provides Maurice with the perfect opportunity for closure and revenge. He convinces Henry to hire a detective to spy on Sarah, hoping to expose her true character. However, the information uncovered proves to be much more complex than what Maurice and Henry expected.


The subject of two film adaptations. The most recent was the 1999 version directed by Neil Jordan that starred RalphFiennes as Maurice, JulianneMoore as Sarah, and Stephen Rea as Henry.

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The subject of two film adaptations. The most recent was the 1999 version directed by Neil Jordan that starred RalphFiennes Creator/RalphFiennes as Maurice, JulianneMoore as Sarah, and Stephen Rea as Henry.


* GoodCatholic: [[spoiler: Sarah]] turns out to be a textbook example of this.

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''TheEndOfTheAffair'' is a 1951 novel by GrahamGreene. The main character and narrator Maurice Bendrix has spent years trying to understand why his lover Sarah Miles suddenly ended their affair. A chance meeting with Sarah's husband, Henry, who is finally beginning to suspect her of infidelity, provides Maurice with the perfect opportunity for closure and revenge. He convinces Henry to hire a detective to spy on Sarah, hoping to expose her true character. However, the information uncovered proves to be much more complex than what Maurice and Henry expected.

The subject of two film adaptations. The most recent was the 1999 version directed by Neil Jordan that starred RalphFiennes as Maurice, JulianneMoore as Sarah, and Stephen Rea as Henry.

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* TheBlitz: the novel is set in London during and after WorldWarII.
* ConsummateLiar: Maurice uses these very words to describe Sarah.
* GoodCatholic: [[spoiler: Sarah]] turns out to be a textbook example of this.
* IncurableCoughOfDeath: [[spoiler: Sarah]] dies of this.
* InMysteriousWays
* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: Several characters make seemingly miraculous recoveries from illnesses and injuries.
* NayTheist: Maurice has become this by the end of the novel.
* PerfectHealth: Almost every time a minor symptom is mentioned, it turns into a serious illness, or at least a major plot point.
* RageAgainstTheHeavens: Many, many passages of the novel contain this.
* TheRashomon: Several events can be seen in a very different light after Maurice reads Sarah's journal. Specifically, [[spoiler: she promised God that if Maurice survived after being injured in the Blitz, she would end the affair]].
* SanctuaryOfSolitude: Sarah often visits a church to seek solace after the end of her affair. Also a case of SeekingSanctuary in one instance when [[spoiler: Maurice]] is stalking her.
* SmiteMeOMightySmiter: Maurice, again.

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