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At the same time, he unwittingly exposes the insidious development of his own malady, a malady that ultimately drives his diagnostic endeavors to grotesque ends. Aug Summary In this first person narrative, Dr. James is repulsed by these advances, which eventually escalate. The overall effect of the piece for me, at any rate was the mingled pity, horror and fascination one feels f This is a gripping, dark, disturbing novel.

In a confrontation between the two men, Vaughn knocked Haggard to the floor, causing a leg injury that resulted in chronic pain and permanent disability. Haggard and Fanny are strikingly real in the midst of their love, and his ongoing, fanatical devotion to the memory her and of their union is excruciating to witness. The obsession worsens further still after James Vaughn shows up at his door. It causes suffering, comes to a crisis, and dies.

Two medically-related features play important roles in the story. Here is the first flirtatious exchange between Haggard and his lover. Their few brief months of happiness ended when Dr.

Lonely brooding and increasingly

Lonely, brooding, and increasingly deranged, he is physically disproportioned and suffers from chronic pain for which he regularly self-prescribes morphine. Vaughn learned of the affair, and Fanny made the realistic choice to remain with her husband and adolescent son.

Vaughn learned of the affair

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McGrath evokes in the reader simultaneous feelings of anticipation and revulsion. As you can see, I could talk about this book for hours and almost have done. Nonetheless, this is a fascinating novel about a man for whom erotic passion becomes a progressive and incapacitating disease. James sought out the reclusive Dr. Il rapporto, la relazione tra il Dr.