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Ingenious Pain By Andrew Miller

Ingenious Pain
by Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller's extraordinarily acclaimed and prizewinning debut, featuring an 18th-century surgeon who is unable to feel pain
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The extraordinary prize-winning debut from Andrew Miller. Winner of the IMPAC Award and James Tait Black Memorial Prize.At the dawn of the Enlightenment, James Dyer is born unable to feel pain. A source of wonder and scientific curiosity as a child, he rises through the ranks of Georgian society to become a brilliant surgeon. Yet as a human being he fails, for he can no more feel love and compassion than pain. Until, en route to St Petersburg to inoculate the Empress Catherine against smallpox, he meets his nemesis and saviour.

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Sku
GOR000557600
Title
Ingenious Pain
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Year published
Number of pages
352
ISBN 10
0340682086
ISBN 13
9780340682081
Prizes
Winner of International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 1999
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