Author(s): Charlotte Randall
This is the story of an inmate in Bedlam, the London mental asylum, in the early 19th century. Living in appalling conditions he still manages to be witty, urbane and seemingly sane. As the story unfolds we learn about life in the asylum, about his life before Bedlam and how he came to be there.
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Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Fiction Category 2001.