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The Strange Case of Dr. Simmonds and Dr. Glas: A Novel Hardcover – Apr 7 2003


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Carroll & Graf (April 7 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786712015
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786712014
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 14.7 x 2.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 367 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,458,875 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Mr Abse is a real writer' Sir John Betjeman --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

About the Author

One of Britain's most widely read and admired poets Dannie Abse has now retired from medical practice and currently broadcasts and reads his works widely in Europe and North America. Abse is the author of many books of poems, several works of fiction and an acclaimed autobiography, Goodbye Twentieth Century. He received an Hon. D. Litt. from the University of Wales in 1993. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

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Amazon.com: HASH(0x9b4439e4) out of 5 stars 2 reviews
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HASH(0x9b4a5774) out of 5 stars An intriguing story, well-told July 23 2014
By Retired Teacher - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Perhaps not a novel for everyone, but I know the author as a wonderful poet. This is a beautifully written, rather taut psychological story that reflects the author's background as a physician.
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9b34f4bc) out of 5 stars Written almost experimentally, it falls flat. May 28 2005
By Peter LaPrade - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Abse's "Dr Simmonds" was a boring novel that is thankfully short(about 180 pages). Most of the novel takes place through the diary entries of Dr. Simmonds, who is an Anti-Semite and has a noticable dark side that becomes darker once he becomes attracted to the wife of one of his patients.


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