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A journey round my skull

Karinthy, Frigyes

A journey round my skull

by Karinthy, Frigyes

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Published by New York Review Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Karinthy, Frigyes, -- 1887-1938 -- Health.,
  • Brain -- Tumors -- Patients -- Hungary -- Biography.,
  • Brain -- Surgery -- Patients -- Hungary -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frigyes Karinthy ; translated by Vernon Duckworth Barker ; introduction by Oliver Sacks.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesNew York review books classics
    ContributionsDuckworth-Barker, Vernon, 1908-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.B7 K37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 288 p. ;
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21873639M
    ISBN 101590172582
    ISBN 109781590172582
    LC Control Number2007038827
    OCLC/WorldCa156818791

    Just one example of it was his advertising slogan for his book Journey Round my Skull: The Newest Novel of the Famed Tumorist. Selected filmography. Portrait by József Rippl-Rónai. The Stork Caliph () - Karinthy was the scriptwriter for this film by Alexander Korda, based on a novel by Mihály : 25 June , Budapest, Austria-Hungary. These images come from my book and illustration blog 50 Watts (formerly A Journey Round My Skull). Please visit! (I often include more info on the images at the blog.) Around the web: 50 Watts.

      Welcome back to my 19th page of Health Blog to which I have given the title “A Journey Round my Skull – 3 ” since it is a continuation of / sequel to my previous 17th pages Title: “A Journey Round my Skull – 1” and my previous 18th page Title: “A Journey Round my Skull – 2″. Goddem with Attendants () by Harry Clarke. • Some of Harry Clarke’s extraordinary illustrations from Goethe’s Faust can be seen at A Journey Round My Skull. And a reminder for anyone who missed them, Clarke’s Poe illustrations at Golden Age Comic Book Stories. • HP Lovecraft – Audio Books, Radio Plays, & Audio Documentaries.

    A Journey Round My Skull is not only an extraordinary piece of medical testimony, but a powerful work of literature—one that dances brilliantly on the edge of extinction. 豆瓣成员常用的标签(共6个) six separation of degrees Karinthy Frigyes 丛书信息 Author: Frigyes Karinthy. Full text of "A journey round my room" See other formats This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.


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