A Burnt-Out Case Author:Graham Greene He Was Famous — He was a celebrated success as a builder of churches and a collector of women. But his desires had dried up; his soul was burnt-out. All Querry wanted was refuge. — He found it in the furthest desolate reaches of a mud-thick African river. It was a leper colony run by priests and nuns. They gave him a hut, silence and solitude.... more »
She Was Lonely
Her name was Marie, and she was still almost a child. Her husband was cold, crochety, selfish. She needed love and warmth.
When he met her, Querry though he had nothing for anyone. But deep inside him life-giving moisture welled up in his parched soul, a seed began to grow...« less