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The birth of love
The birth of love
Kavenna, Joanna2010
Articles
Vienna 1865: Dr Ignaz Semmelweis has been hounded into a lunatic asylum, ridiculed for his claim that doctors' unwashed hands are the root cause of childbed fever. The deaths of thousands of mothers are on his conscience and his dreams are filled with blood.
Main title:
The birth of love / Joanna Kavenna.
Imprint:
London : Faber, 2010.
Collation:
308 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN:
9780571245178 (pbk)
Dewey class:
823.92FICTION
Language:
English
BRN:
246678
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