By Graham Greene
Querry is a world-renowned architect famous for his brilliant church buildings, each one designed now not for the honour of God, yet for the delight of self. all of sudden contaminated with indifference, he has deserted his pursuit of delight. Now he has reached the top of hope on the finish of the world—a colony of lepers within the distant jungles of Africa.
right here, below the tips of general practitioner Colin, a fellow atheist, Querry’s attention of the in poor health might be whatever with regards to a remedy for his personal affliction. So too, it first turns out, may possibly a neighborhood plantation owner’s lonely and abused wife—Querry’s not going confessor. but if Querry reluctantly is of the same opinion to construct a medical institution and his strong intentions model him a modern day saint, the entire intrusive and hazardous piety of civilization returns. And this time it can be inescapable.
From “the final chronicler of twentieth-century man’s awareness and nervousness” comes Graham Greene’s celebrated novel in regards to the outcomes of conviction, the illness of the soul, and the tenuous patience of the human spirit (William Golding).
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