The Knife Man By Wendy Moore
A comprehensive biography of the 18th century surgeon and anatomist John Hunter, the father of modern surgery.
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Wendy Moore is a freelance journalist and writer specialising in medical and health issues. She obtained the Diploma in the History of Medicine from the Society of the Apothecaries (DHMSA) in 1999 and won the Maccabean prize for best dissertation in that year.
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The Crossing By Kathy Watson
Tells the extraordinary story of Captain Matthew Webb, the first person to swim the Channel in 1875. Webb was also the first recipient of the Royal Humane Society's Stanhope Medal in 1874.
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