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Ingenious pain

Author: Andrew Miller
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The rise, fall and redemption of an extraordinary man born unable to feel pain. Growing up in the West Country in the mid-18th century, James Dyer grows up to become a brilliant surgeon. En route to St Petersburg he meets a witchlike woman who proves both his nemesis and saviour.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Miller
ISBN: 0340682078 9780340682074 0340682086 9780340682081 0340707348 9780340707340
OCLC Number: 154247990
Awards: Winner of International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 1999
Description: 337 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Miller.

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