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In Search of a Character: Two African Journals: Congo Journey and Convoy to West Africa

By: Graham Greene

123 pages, no illustrations


Paperback | Jun 2000 | #120524 | ISBN: 0099284243
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Contains two of Greene's African notebooks: Congo Journal records Graham Green's travels early in 1959, centring on on his stay at the Yonda leper colony in the jungle where he researched and brooded on the beginnings of the story that became A Burnt-Out Case. Convoy to West Africa describes his voyage in a cargo boat during the Second World War, from Liverpool to Freetown, Sierra Leone, the setting for The Heart of the Matter.

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