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The giant, O'Brien : a novel /

A sick Irish giant in 18th century London is offered money by an anatomist if he will bequeath his body. The giant refuses, he wants to enter heaven whole, but the anatomist gets the body anyway. A parable on man of myth versus man of science. By the author of Eight Months on Ghazzah Street.

Main Author: Mantel, Hilary, 1952-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Picador/Henry Holt Company, 2007
Edition: 1st Picador ed.
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