1984 by George Orwell

The Surgeon of Crowthorne by Simon Winchester

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Simon Winchester's The Surgeon of Crowthorne was an international bestseller and tells an extraordinary true story of murder, madness and an extraordinary friendship in the nineteenth century. It is the tale of James Murray, the compiler of the first Oxford English Dictionary, and his most valued helper: Dr Minor of Crowthorne, who was also a homicidal lunatic, confined to Broadmoor asylum for murder. This is an enthralling and beautifully written work of literary detection. This 2008 Penguin Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9780141037714 SKU: 1319005 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.