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A Burnt-Out Case
by Graham Greene


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.  Read more...

 
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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...

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140185393
  • ISBN-10: 0140185399
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: April 1992
  • Page Count: 208
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.78 x 5.14 x 0.52 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.37 pounds

Series: Classic

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