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25%OFFRichard Woodhead - The Strange Case of R.L.Stevenson - 9780946487868 - V9780946487868
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The Strange Case of R.L.Stevenson

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A consultant physician for 22 years with a strong interest in Robert Louis Stevenson's life and work, Richard Woodhead was intrigued by the questions raised by the references to his symptoms. The assumption that he suffered from consumption - the diagnosis of the day - is challenged here. Consumption (tuberculosis), a scourge of nineteenth century society, it was regarded as severely debilitating if not a death sentence. Dr Woodhead examines how Stevenson's life was affected by his illness and his perception of it. This fictional work puts words into the mouths of five doctors who treated RLS at different periods ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Luath Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
212
Condition
New
Number of Pages
212
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780946487868
SKU
V9780946487868
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