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Title:Le Fou Et Le Professeur
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Author:Simon Winchester
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Le Fou Et Le Professeur by Simon Winchester

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Le Fou Et Le Professeur Hidden within the rituals of the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary is a fascinating mystery Professor James Murray was the distinguished editor of the OED project .

Dr William Chester Minor an American surgeon who had served in the Civil War was one of the most prolific contributors to the dictionary sending thousands of neat hand written quotations from his home .

After numerous refusals from Minor to visit his home in Oxford Murray set out to find him It was then that Murray would finally learn the truth about Minor that in addition to being a masterly wordsmith he was also an insane murderer locked up in Broadmoor an English asylum for criminal lunatics .

The Professor and the Madman is the unforgettable story of the madness and genius that contributed to one of the greatest literary achievements in the history of English letters

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