The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Love of Words
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Published By Viking
ISBN : 9780670878628
Category : Fiction
Format : Hardback
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One of the keenest volunteers in the making of the Oxford English Dictionary was a W C Minor. His refusal to go to Oxford to receive his congratulations led to the editor going to meet him in Berkshire, where he found that Minor was a millionaire American civil war surgeon turned lunatic, imprisoned in Broadmoor Asylum for murder.

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