By Laurie Sheck
Eventually he arrives in San Servolo, the Island of the Mad, within the Venetian Lagoon, just a couple of mins’ boat-ride from Venice. on the island’s previous, deserted clinic which has been changed into a convention heart, he discovers a large number of papers in a drawer, and between them the correspondence and notes of 2 of the island’s former inhabitantsa girl with a unprecedented genetic disease which motives the bothered to progressively develop into not able to sleep till, more and more hallucinatory and feverish, they basically die of sleeplessness; and her pal, a guy who stories epileptic seizures. because the sleepless woman’s eyesight fails, she desires just one thingthat her pal learn to her from Dostoevsky’s nice novel, The Idiot, a ebook she loves yet can not learn herself. As Ambrose follows their unusual story, every little thing he has ever recognized or inspiration is termed into question.
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Island of the Mad by Laurie Sheck