The Heart of the Matter

‘It seems a very good plan to me,’ Wilson said.

‘My plans always start out well,’ Scobie said.

From the title’s novel by Graham Greene.


I wonder why you came out here,’ Scobie said. ‘You aren’t the type.’

‘One drifts into things,’ Wilson lied.

‘I don’t,’ Scobie said, ‘I’ve always been a planner. You see, I even plan for other people.’