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Orwell's cough : diagnosing the medical maladies and last gasps of the great writers

Author: John J Ross
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. : Oneworld ; New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
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Stiff meets the Bard in this fun life-in-death take on the great literary 'hacks' from Milton to Swift to the Brontes to of course, George Orwell. The author's original piece (and the inspiration for  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Ross
ISBN: 9781851689514 1851689516
OCLC Number: 797981152
Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Ross.

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