The Diagnosis

The Diagnosis

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Tells the story of Bill Chalmers who loses his memory and identity while rushing to work one morning. When his memory returns, a strange numbness afflicts him and over the following months he is forced to endure tests without conclusive results and a wife who believes he is imagining the condition.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 145 x 207mm | 670g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 074754932X
  • 9780747549321

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"Original and grimly unsentimental.... A major accomplishment, written in austerely beautiful prose."-"The Washington Post Book World ""A funny, troubling story about our culture's devotion to technology at the expense of humanity.... Clever and wise, a rare combination."-"San Francisco Chronicle""Although the world around Bill 'is diminished to the most feeble red light, ' the novel, at last, burns brightly."-"The New Yorker""""A searing vision of our helter-skelter and spiritually debilitating technocracy."-"The Chicago Tribune"
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928 ratings
2.85 out of 5 stars
5 7% (67)
4 21% (197)
3 33% (303)
2 27% (254)
1 12% (107)
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