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Appointment with Death written by Agatha Christie performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Abridged)

Appointment with Death written by Agatha Christie performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Among the towering red cliffs of Petra, like some monstrous swollen Buddha, sat the corpse of Mrs Boynton. A tiny puncture mark on her wrist was the only sign of the fatal injection that had killed her.

Awakenings written by Oliver Sacks performed by Jonathan Davies and Oliver Sacks on CD (Unabridged)

Awakenings written by Oliver Sacks performed by Jonathan Davies and Oliver Sacks on CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781480530379
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Psychology
Duration:  795 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Oliver Sacks
Narrator 1:  Jonathan Davies
Narrator 2:  Oliver Sacks

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Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature film as well as radio and stage plays and various TV documentaries, Awakenings by Oliver Sacks is the extraordinary account of a group of 20 patients. Rendered catatonic by the sleeping-sickness epidemic that swept the world just after the...

First World War, all 20 had spent 40 years in hospital - motionless and speechless; aware of the world around them but exhibiting no interest in it - until Dr Sacks administered the then-new drug L-DOPA, which caused them, temporarily, to awake from their decades-long slumber.

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