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    • Under the Knife

    • A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations
    • By: Arnold van de Laar
    • Narrated by: Rich Keeble
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    The history of surgery in 28 famous operations - from Louis XIV to JFK, and from Einstein to Houdini. In Under the Knife, surgeon Arnold Van de Laar uses his own experience and expertise to tell the witty history of the past, present and future of surgery. From the story of the desperate man from 17th-century Amsterdam who grimly cut a stone out of his own bladder to Bob Marley's deadly toe infection, Under the Knife offers all kinds of fascinating and unforgettable insights into medicine and history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent reading, fascinating subject

    • By Jonathan Craig on 26-12-18

    Regular price: £24.99