The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris

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If you don’t already have this incredible book, now is your chance to get a special signed copy with a custom artwork insert!
In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris tells the story of a visionary British surgeon, Joseph Lister, whose quest to unite science and medicine delivered us into the modern world. With a novelist’s eye for detail, Fitzharris brilliantly brings to life the grisly world of Victorian surgery, revealing how one of Britain’s greatest medical minds finally brought centuries of savagery, sawing and gangrene to an end.

These special signed copies have been generously donated by the author to help fundraise for the Museum as a registered charity. Limited numbers available so order yours today!

Daily Mail, Guardian, and Observer Books of the Year 2017
Winner of the 2018 PEN/E.O. Wilson Prize for Literary Science Writing
Shortlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize
Shortlisted for the 2018 Wolfson Prize

Publisher: Penguin Books
Number of Pages: 304 Pages
ISBN: 9780141983387

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If you don’t already have this incredible book, now is your chance to get a special signed copy with a custom artwork insert!
In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris tells the story of a visionary British surgeon, Joseph Lister, whose quest to unite science and medicine delivered us into the modern world. With a novelist’s eye for detail, Fitzharris brilliantly brings to life the grisly world of Victorian surgery, revealing how one of Britain’s greatest medical minds finally brought centuries of savagery, sawing and gangrene to an end.

These special signed copies have been generously donated by the author to help fundraise for the Museum as a registered charity. Limited numbers available so order yours today!

Daily Mail, Guardian, and Observer Books of the Year 2017
Winner of the 2018 PEN/E.O. Wilson Prize for Literary Science Writing
Shortlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize
Shortlisted for the 2018 Wolfson Prize

Publisher: Penguin Books
Number of Pages: 304 Pages
ISBN: 9780141983387

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris

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