According to fellow Catholic Evelyn Waugh, A Burnt-Out Case (1960) was the novel in which Graham Greene recanted his faith. If the jury is still out on that charge, then to listen to the first instalment of Nick Warburton’s excellent two-part dramatisation (19 November) was to be struck by the absolutely elemental nature of the landscapes on display.
Lost in Africa: a radio dramatisation of Graham Greene's 'A Burnt-Out Case'
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