A Burnt Out Case
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY GILES FODEN
Querry, a world famous architect, is the victim of a terrible attack of indifference: he no longer finds meaning in art or pleasure in life. Arriving anonymously at a Congo leper village, he is diagnosed as the mental equivalent of a 'burnt-out case', a leper mutilated by disease and amputation. Querry slowly moves towards a cure, his mind getting clearer as he works for the colony. However, in the heat of the tropics, no relationship with a married woman, will ever be taken as innocent...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mimal - LibraryThing
summer-2013, tbr-busting-2013, afr-congo, catholic, plague-disease Read from August 13 to 16, 2013 a burnt-out case (1960) gbox> fraudio> rosado> read by richard morant summer 2013> tbr busting 2013 ... Read full review
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I am about half way through this book, and am enjoying it without quite knowing where it is going. Deep in the heart of Africa a man is trying to escape from his past, which keeps cropping up ... Read full review