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Show More The Orientalist: In Search of a Man Caught between East and West by Tom Reiss.
Chatto, 433 pp., £17.99, July 2005, 9780701178857Show More
“... hiding-place, but from the hideously painful effects of Raynaud’s disease (described by Tom Reiss in this exhaustive biography as ‘an extremely rare disease that produces the effects of accelerated leprosy and gangrene’). By then he had published no fewer than 16 books, the first of which, Blood and Oil in the Orient, appeared in ...”