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A burnt-out case (Centenary [ed.])

By: Greene, Graham

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Part of the Vintage classics series
0099478439 / 9780099478430
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20 cm xiii, 192 p.
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Querry, a world famous architect, is the victim of a terrible attack of indifference: he no longer finds meaning in art of pleasure in life.

Arriving anonymously at a Congo leper village, he is diagnosed as the mental equivalent of a 'burnt-out case', a leper who has gone through a stage of mutilation.

However, as Querry loses himself in work for the lepers his disease of mind slowly approaches a cure.

Then the white community finds out who Querry is...


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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