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...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/10/2004
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099478430