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Description - A Smell of Burning by Colin Grant

One day Colin Grant's teenage brother Christopher failed to emerge from the bathroom. His family broke down the door to find him unconscious on the floor. None of their lives were ever the same again. Christopher was diagnosed with epilepsy. In A Smell of Burning Colin Grant tells the remarkable story of this strange and misunderstood disorder. He shows us the famous people with epilepsy like Julius Caesar, Joan of Arc and Vincent van Gogh, the pioneering doctors whose extraordinary breakthroughs finally helped gain an understanding of how the brain works, and, through the tragic tale of his brother, he considers the effect of epilepsy on his own life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099597872
ISBN-10: 009959787X
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Colin Grant

Colin Grant is the author of three highly praised books- Negro with a Hat- The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey (2008), I and I- The Natural Mystics Marley, Tosh and Wailer (2011), Bageye at the Wheel (2012). He works as a radio producer for the BBC.

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