A Smell of Burning: A Memoir of Epilepsy


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One day Colin Grant's teenage brother Christopher failed to emerge from the bathroom. His family broke down the door to find him unconscious on the floor. None of their lives were ever the same again. Christopher was diagnosed with epilepsy. In A Smell of Burning Colin Grant tells the remarkable story of this strange and misunderstood disorder. He shows us the famous people with epilepsy like Julius Caesar, Joan of Arc and Vincent van Gogh, the pioneering doctors whose extraordinary breakthroughs finally helped gain an ...

A Smell of Burning: A Memoir of Epilepsy 2017, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099597872

Mass-market paperback