The amazing life of the medical marvel who fascinated Victorian London. Due to horrible physical deformities, he spent much of his life as a fairground freak. He was hounded, persecuted, and starving, until his fortune changed and he was rescued, housed, and fed by the distinguished surgeon, Frederick Treves. The subject of several books, a Broadway hit, and a film, Joseph Merrick has become part of popular mythology. Here, in this fully revised edition containing much fresh information, are the true and unromanticized facts of his life.
by Samuel Johnson, James Boswell
by Gustave Flaubert
by Mark Twain
by Michael Thomas Ford
by Michael Lang, Holly George-Warren
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