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Surgeons' Hall Book Club

Date(s): 17 June 2022

Time: 6.30pm

Cost: £3.83

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Book Club (1)

Taking place in the beautiful surroundings of the Fellows Library, in the A Listed William Playfair building. The Museums inaugural book club session will discuss 'The Butchering Art' by Lindsey Fitzharris.

"Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian Medicine".

In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates a pivotal point in medical history, when Joseph Lister transformed surgery from a brutal, harrowing practice to a far safer and smoother process, that we are familiar with in present times.

The book is available in our Museum shop. All purchases will gain complimentary access to the Museum with each copy.

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