The Surgeon of Crowthorne: Popular Penguins


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Author(s): Winchester, Simon

Simon Winchester's The Surgeon of Crowthorne was 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.

About the author:

Simon Winchester was born and educated in England. He was a foreign correspondent for more than thirty years includng twelve years for the Guardian in Asia, reporting on the Hong Kong handover to China for the newspaper in 1997, and twenty years as the Asia editor for Condé Nast Traveler. He is the author of many highly acclaimed and bestsellng works of non-fiction. He now lives in Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780141037714

Audience: General/trade

Language: English

Number of Pages: 228

Publication Date: 20080901

Publisher: Penguin UK

Product Form: Paperback / softback

Dimensions (LxWxH): 181 mm113 mm15 mm 

Weight: 138 gr

 

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