A Burnt-out Case, Paperback

A Burnt-out Case Paperback



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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