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HF About Mental Illness in the Middle Ages

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Post by Carla » Thu August 8th, 2013, 6:58 pm

[quote=""JenniferLovesRoxi""]Thanks for all the replies. I do have Gortner book about mad Juana, but haven't read it yet. I will definitely check out the other books that have been recommended. Affinity by Sara Waters sounds particularly interesting to me, although it isn't exactly about insane people per se.

One thing I would say about Affinity is, it's definitely not a book to give up on part way through! There's a twist at the end that puts everything that's happened so far in a different light, like when you shake a kaleidoscope and get a completely new pattern.
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