Surgeon Of Crowthorne (Popular Penguin)

Author: Simon Winchester
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  • : $14.00(NZD)
  • : 9780141037714
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
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  • : September 2008
  • : 181mm X 111mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 13.99
  • : June 2015
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  • : books

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  • : Simon Winchester
  • : Popular Penguins Ser.
  • : Paperback
  • : export ed
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  • : en
  • : 423.092
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  • : 228
  • : Biography & autobiography
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Barcode 9780141037714
9780141037714

Description

Simon Winchester'sThe Surgeon of Crowthornewas an international bestseller and tells an extraordinary true story of murder, madness and an extraordinary friendship in the nineteenth century. It is the tale of James Murray, the compiler of the first Oxford English Dictionary, and his most valued helper- Dr Minor of Crowthorne, who was also a homicidal lunatic, confined to Broadmoor asylum for murder. This is an enthralling and beautifully written work of literary detection.