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Marie, a well meaning but naive American anthropologist, believes she has found Heaven in the forests of Nigeria but her belief is challenged as white prospectors stake claims within the territory of the Birri tribespeople, who become increasingly enraged by the colonists betrayal.
Cary now undertook his great works examining historical and social change in England during his own lifetime The First Trilogy 1941 44 finally provided Cary with a reasonable income, and The Horse s Mouth 1944 remains his most popular novel Cary s pamphlet The Case for African Freedom 1941 , published by Orwell s Searchlight Books series, had attracted some interest, and the film director Thorold Dickinson asked for Cary s help in developing a wartime movie set partly in Africa In 1943, while writing The Horse s Mouth, Cary travelled to Africa with a film crew to work on Men of Two Worlds.Cary travelled to India in 1946 on a second film project with Dickinson, but the struggle against the British for national independence made movie making impossible, and the project was abandoned The Moonlight 1946 , a novel about the difficulties of women, ended a long period of intense creativity for Cary Gertrude was suffering from cancer and his output slowed for a while Gertrude died as A Fearful Joy 1949 was being published Cary was now at the height of his fame and fortune He began preparing a series of prefatory notes for the re publication of all his works in a standard edition published by Michael Joseph.He visited the United States, collaborated on a stage adaptation of Mister Johnson, and was offered a CBE, which he refused Meanwhile he continued work on the three novels that make up the Second Trilogy 1952 55 In 1952, Cary had some muscle problems which were originally diagnosed as bursitis, but as symptoms were noted over the next two years, the diagnosis was changed to that of motor neuron disease, a wasting and gradual paralysis that was terminal As his physical powers failed, Cary had to have a pen tied to his hand and his arm supported by a rope in order to write Finally, he resorted to dictation until unable to speak, and then ceased writing for the first time since 1912 His last work, The Captive and the Free 1959 , first volume of a projected trilogy on religion, was unfinished at his death on March 29, 1957.
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