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Oliver Sacks is a perfect antidote to the anaesthetic of familiarity. His writing turns brains and minds transparent Observer When Oliver Sacks - a physician by profession - injured his leg while climbing a mountain - he found himself in an unusual position -- that of patient. The injury itself was severe - but straightforward to fix; the psychological effects - however - were far less easy to predict - explain - or resolve: Sacks experienced paralysis and an inability to perceive his leg as his own - instead seeing it as some kind of alien and inanimate object - over which he had no control. A Leg to Stand On is both an account of Sacks ordeal and subsequent recovery - and an exploration of the ways in which mind and body are inextricably linked. In every way a marvellously rich and thoughtful tale Sunday Telegraph Oliver Sacks is a neurologist - a man of humane eloquence - and a genuine communicator. The value of this book lies in its willingness to combine the technical and the demonic - to admit poetry and philosophy and the religious impulse.It is also intensely personal - and affirms the community of human experience Observer A remarkable - generous - vivid and thoroughly intelligent piece of writing Sunday Times...

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