Not Your Ordinary Doctor A Cavalcade of Artistic Apothecaries, Footloose Physicians and Murdering Medicos
List Price: $27.99
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 6.50" wide x 6.25" long x 1.00" tall
A fascinating collection of historical curiosities - doctors who achieved fame or notoriety for reasons other than their medical prowess. Meet Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's inspiration for Sherlock Holmes, Doyle's eccentric lecturer, Dr Joseph Bell. Travel the Caribbean with William Dampier and Henry Morgan's ships doctors. Cringe as a demented Josef Stalin imprisons and viciously tortures each of his eight doctors to the point of confession because he thought they were poisoning him. Follow John Keats, who never practiced medicine because his literary career took off, to Italy where he tragically battles terminal illness. Not Your Ordinary Doctor is a titillating collection filled with More...
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