FONTEGO'S FOLLY by Andrew Garve

FONTEGO'S FOLLY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A story of suspense in which the crime, which is self-evident, is subsidiary to some fairly fascinating atmospheric montage of life on a Caribbean island where the ruling whites are losing caste, the natives are resurgent, and politics are highly suspect. Sent to Fontego to head the leprosarium there, young Dr. West fights- head on- the segregation of the lepers on a rockbound island and the hopeless conditions there. Opposing Garland, his superior, West soon learns of Garland's questionable motives, the murders they propel, and as the criminal is driven to self-destruction West secures a better future for his cause... Some exotic entertainment here.

Pub Date: May 10th, 1950
Publisher: Harper