The rack

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Penguin Books, 1961 - Fiction - 356 pages
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Review: The Rack

User Review  - Canadian 135 - Goodreads

This is an almost unbearably intense book about pain - specifically, the agony of the protagonist, Paul Davenant, during his period in a sanitorium for treatment of tuberculosis. I first read the book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Giskin - Goodreads

Hmm... A less grandiose version of the Magic Mountain. Interesting descriptions of various TB treatments, but Paul is a bit of a drip really. Difficult to imagine why he inspired such loyalty amongst his friends. One of those books one feels relieved to have finished. Read full review


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