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Unsigned
UK First Edition, First Printing




Publication Date: 1961
Publisher: Heinemann
Hardcover

£100.00

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Very good copy. Inscription inside. Slight wear on the spine and corner.

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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