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    • The Hypochondriacs

    • Nine Tormented Lives
    • By: Brian Dillon
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Charlotte Brontë found in her illnesses, real and imaginary, an escape from familial and social duties and the perfect conditions for writing. The German jurist Daniel Paul Schreber believed his body was being colonized and transformed at the hand of God and doctors alike. Andy Warhol was terrified by disease and by the idea of disease. Glenn Gould claimed a friendly pat on his shoulder had destroyed his ability to play piano....

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