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    DO NO HARM - HENRY MARSH ***** BOOKSELLER PAPERBACK PREVIEW

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    The SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING, award-winning and candid insight into the life and work of a modern neurosurgeon - its triumphs and disasters. 'An astonishing glimpse into this stressful career' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
    ISBN: 9781780225920
    AuthorMarsh Henry
    Pub Date09/10/2014
    BindingPaperback
    Pages304
    AvailabilityUsually Delivered within 5 – 10 days
    Availability: Out of Stock

    'A SUPERB ACHIEVEMENT' IAN MCEWAN

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    What is it like to be a brain surgeon?

    How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut through the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason?

    How do you live with the consequences when it all goes wrong?

    DO NO HARM offers an unforgettable insight into the highs and lows of a life dedicated to operating on the human brain, in all its exquisite complexity. With astonishing candour and compassion, Henry Marsh reveals the exhilarating drama of surgery, the chaos and confusion of a busy modern hospital, and above all the need for hope when faced with life's most agonising decisions.

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    Winner:
    PEN Ackerley Prize
    South Bank Sky Arts Award for Literature

    Shortlisted:
    Costa Biography Award
    Duff Cooper Prize
    Wellcome Book Prize
    Guardian First Book Award
    Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

    Longlisted:
    Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction

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    'A SUPERB ACHIEVEMENT' IAN MCEWAN

    * * * * *

    What is it like to be a brain surgeon?

    How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut through the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason?

    How do you live with the consequences when it all goes wrong?

    DO NO HARM offers an unforgettable insight into the highs and lows of a life dedicated to operating on the human brain, in all its exquisite complexity. With astonishing candour and compassion, Henry Marsh reveals the exhilarating drama of surgery, the chaos and confusion of a busy modern hospital, and above all the need for hope when faced with life's most agonising decisions.

    * * * * *

    Winner:
    PEN Ackerley Prize
    South Bank Sky Arts Award for Literature

    Shortlisted:
    Costa Biography Award
    Duff Cooper Prize
    Wellcome Book Prize
    Guardian First Book Award
    Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize

    Longlisted:
    Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction