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Human Traces

Faulks, Sebastian

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ISBN 10: 0091794552 / ISBN 13: 9780091794552
Edité par Hutchinson, 2005
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The seventh novel by the author of BIRDSONG and THE GIRL AT THE LION D'OR, the massive story of two nineteenth-century psychiatrists who are united by an ambition to understand how the mind works. Fine/Fine. Signed by Faulks on the title page. This book is heavy and so may require a postage adjustment. N° de réf. du libraire 71893

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Détails bibliographiques

Titre : Human Traces

Éditeur : Hutchinson

Date d'édition : 2005

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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Synopsis :

What is it to be human? This question, as in Birdsong, is at the heart of Human Traces.

The story begins in Brittany where a young, poor boy somehow passes his medical exams and goes to Paris, where he attends the lectures of Charcot, the Parisian neurologist who set the world on its head in the 1870s. With a friend, he sets up a clinic in the mysterious mountain district of Carinthia in south-east Austria.

If The Girl at the Lion d’Or was a simple three-movement symphony, Birdsong an opera, Charlotte Gray a complex four-movement symphony and On Green Dolphin Street a concerto, then Human Traces is a Wagnerian grand opera.

About the Author:

Sebastian Faulks is best known for his French trilogy, The Girl at the Lion d’Or, Birdsong and Charlotte Gray. He has also worked extensively as a journalist.

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