The Surgeon of Crowthorne

The Surgeon of Crowthorne : A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

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W.C. Minor was one of the keenest volunteers involved in the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. What the OED's editor, James Murray, didn't realize was that he was also a millionaire, American Civil War surgeon turned lunatic, imprisoned in Broadmoor Asylum for murder.
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  • CD-Audio | 3 pages
  • 124 x 143 x 25mm | 125g
  • Penguin Audiobooks
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0141801832
  • 9780141801834

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