A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene, Giles Foden

A Burnt-Out Case

Graham Greene, Giles Foden

fiction classics reflective slow-paced

192 pages | first published 1960

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When Querry, a world-famous architect, finds he no longer enjoys life or takes pleasure in art he sets off on a voyage. Arriving anonymously at a leper colony in the Congo, he is diagnosed as the mental equivalent of a 'burnt-out case', a leper mu...
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