Book Reviews of The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery

The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery
The Knife Man Blood Body Snatching and the Birth of Modern Surgery
Author: Wendy Moore
ISBN-13: 9780767916530
ISBN-10: 0767916530
Publication Date: 9/12/2006
Pages: 352
Edition: Reprint
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Broadway
Book Type: Paperback
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Excellent work, touching, facinating, and horrific by turns.
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if you love science and medicine,this is a book for you. Jack Hunter is the worlds most famous anatomist in the 1700's in the UK. much of his work stands today. good read
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This book was absolutely fascinating! For historical non fiction, I was hooked from start to finish! Buy it, it's a must read!
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This history of John Hunter is told in a contemporary style that is quite approachable. Although the author shows a positive bias toward the man, she does take a few moments to bring up his failings. "The Knife Man" is a great narrative and biography pieced together from historical documents.