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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales written by Oliver Sacks performed by Jonathan Davies on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales written by Oliver Sacks performed by Jonathan Davies on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£14.99

In this extraordinary book, Dr. Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients struggling to adapt to often bizarre worlds of neurological disorder. Here are people who can no longer recognize everyday objects or those they love; who are stricken with violent tics or shout involuntary obscenities who have been dismissed as autistic or retarded, yet are gifted with uncanny artistic or mathematical talents.

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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