A Burnt-Out Case

  • by Graham Greene
  • Narrated by Richard Morant
  • 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Querry, a world famous architect, finds he no longer enjoys his life 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’. Querry slowly moves towards a cure, his mind getting clearer as he works for the colony. However, in the heart of the tropics, no relationship with a woman will ever be taken as innocent….


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An unusual story

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Graham Greene is an excellent writer. I love how his stories have an ending we could never imagine. I can appreciate that his work is not for everyone, but if you are a Greene fan, this is worth a read.

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- Carol

Enter the world of leprosy in Africa

With clear personal insight, Greene writes brilliantly about the disease leprosy and its impact upon life and its treatment.

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- Chris

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-11-2011
  • Publisher: Audible Studios