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Ingenious Pain

(1997)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book
In the mid 18th century James Dyer is born unable to feel pain. From a poor family wiped out by smallpox, he grows up a freak of nature to become a brilliant but heartless surgeon. Then, en route to St Petersburg in 1767 to inoculate the Empress Catherine against smallpox, he meets his match - a strange woman with supernatural healing powers who introduces him to pain. Driven mad by the shock, he returns to London and the Bethlem hospital for the insane. In a wonderfully evocative and exciting style Andrew Miller takes us through Europe at a time of enlightenment, vividly portraying the life of a cold, insensate man as he discovers love and, eventually, compassion.

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April 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ingenious Pain
Author(s): Andrew Miller
ISBN: 0-15-100258-4 / 978-0-15-100258-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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February 1997 : UK Hardback
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Title: Ingenious Pain
Author(s): Andrew Miller
ISBN: 0-340-68207-8 / 978-0-340-68207-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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Paperback Editions

August 2012 : UK Perfect Paperback
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Title: Ingenious Pain
Author(s): Andrew Miller
ISBN: 1-4447-6167-6 / 978-1-4447-6167-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ingenious Pain (Harvest Book)
Author(s): Andrew Miller
ISBN: 0-15-600600-6 / 978-0-15-600600-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harvest Books
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February 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ingenious Pain
Author(s): Andrew Miller
ISBN: 0-340-68208-6 / 978-0-340-68208-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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August 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ingenious Pain
Author(s): Andrew Miller
ISBN: 0-340-70734-8 / 978-0-340-70734-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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Kindle Editions

May 2006 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Ingenious Pain
Author(s): Andrew Miller
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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May 2006 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ingenious Pain
Author(s): Andrew Miller
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK