In Zodiac Light

In Zodiac Light

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December 1922. Ex-soldier, poet and composer, Ivor Gurney, suffering from bouts of paranoid schizophrenia is transferred to the City of London Mental Hospital, Dartford. Neglected by all but a handful of his friends, Gurney begins a descent into madness and oblivion. Yet there are those who continue to believe in his "wayward genius." Few of those now responsible for Gurney realize the consequences of their hopefulness. They have no real idea of what he had endured on the Western Front. Ultimately it is not the war but the refusal of his admirers to acknowledge the trauma of his experience that will take him closer to the edge of sanity that he both craves and fears...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 399 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 628.22g
  • ISIS Publishing
  • ISIS Large Print Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type edition
  • 0753182440
  • 9780753182444

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33 ratings
3.24 out of 5 stars
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4 27% (9)
3 33% (11)
2 15% (5)
1 9% (3)
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