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A Burnt-Out Case (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)

  • List Price: $15.00
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  • Seller:JMC Books, Ltd.
  • Sales Rank:359,394
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Reprint
  • Pages:208
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
  • Dimensions (in):7.8 x 5.1 x 0.5
  • Publication Date:April 7, 1992
  • ISBN:0140185399
  • EAN:9780140185393
  • ASIN:0140185399
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Synopsis
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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