Item #64956 In Search of a Character. Two African Journals. Graham GREENE.
In Search of a Character. Two African Journals.
In Search of a Character. Two African Journals.
In Search of a Character. Two African Journals.

In Search of a Character. Two African Journals.

London: The Bodley Head, 1961. [Travel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 12cm), pp.123 [1]. Publisher's red quarter cloth, with green paper-covered boards and gilt titles to spine. Top edge tinted green, and green decorated endpapers. With the light green typographic dust-jacket, priced at 10/6 to front flap. Previous owner's signature in blue ink on title page else fine in a near fine wrapper with some toning to spine. Fine. Greene set two of his novels in Africa,"A Burnt-Out Case" (Yonda leper colony) and "The Heart of the Matter" (the Congo). They arose from separate visits during which he kept journals, and provide a glimpse of the novelist responding to the raw material of his art. Item #64956

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