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Theodore Dalrymple

Theodore Dalrymple

A retired consultant psychiatrist, Dr Dalrymple is one of Britain’s leading doctors and medical writers. He has worked in Africa, London’s East End and Birmingham. His medical journalism has appeared everywhere from the Times to the Observer to the Spectator. He is particularly admired for his mordantly funny pieces on life as a British prison doctor.

He has written more than 30 medical and travel books. His latest, Grief and Other Stories, is his second collection of short stories.

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