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Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Kirsten Hivon - Goodreads

I was going to give this book a one when I first started it but it's made it to three because, although I didn't finish all the stories, the one's I did finish made me so annoyed and angry at these ... Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Justin Smith - Goodreads

Interesting, very interesting. I thought every story would read like a textbook; I was pleased to discover the author managed to make it more story-like. Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

You know how sometimes there is a book that does a great job of telling a story, in an easy to follow manner? This is not that book. Even though the content was really interesting, his way of telling ... Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Theresa - Goodreads

Not too bad, interesting profiles. Unfortunately the people were really sick characters, if not always physically sick. Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

Author's voice is a little odd, maybe too literary or aggressively "artistic" for what's more or less a biography, but it seems to work pretty well. Your enjoyment of individual chapters will probably ... Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Esther - Goodreads

Line-up nine very unique and accomplished people, certainly eccentric, some crazy not all hypochondriacs. There is no scientific justification for this group classification, but the author does share interesting history along the way. Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Jenny Brown - Goodreads

The author's ignorance of medicine and psychiatry makes his heavy handed attempts to force his subjects into the diagnosis "hypochondriac" annoying and unconvincing and turns into a show case for his ... Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Interesting, well written, hits very close to home. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - joyceann917 - LibraryThing

Author's writing style is tedious to read. Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

A modest diversion, thoughtfully presented, in which the author traces the development of a disorder through short biographies of some of its more famous sufferers. Each brief 'life' can be read independently, perfect for train rides. Read full review


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