A Burnt-Out Case

A Burnt-Out Case

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140185393
  • 208 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

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 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…
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