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5.0 out of 5 stars A rare combination of biting humour and philosphy
Subtitled a "Metaphysical Comedy", this is the wildly irreverent story of a doctor recovering from an affair that never took place. Exploring a variety of themes-- absence and obsession, racism and post-structuralism-- Nick Page does for the NHS what the Marx Brothers did for Opera.
Ray Tallis, described by The Financial Times as one "whose sense of...
Published on 10 Nov. 1999

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3.0 out of 5 stars Absence
Beautifully written but pointless. Storyline vulgar,without any conclusion. Not something which would be understood by non-medics and it gives a bad impression of the medical and allied professions.
Published 21 months ago by DR RAYMOND MILLION


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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A rare combination of biting humour and philosphy, 10 Nov. 1999
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This review is from: Absence (Hardcover)
Subtitled a "Metaphysical Comedy", this is the wildly irreverent story of a doctor recovering from an affair that never took place. Exploring a variety of themes-- absence and obsession, racism and post-structuralism-- Nick Page does for the NHS what the Marx Brothers did for Opera.
Ray Tallis, described by The Financial Times as one "whose sense of wonder gives him astonishing energy" is the author of over 150 books and articles, including THE RAYMOND TALLIS READER, recently published by Macmillan. ABSENCE is his first novel.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Absence, 21 Aug. 2013
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Beautifully written but pointless. Storyline vulgar,without any conclusion. Not something which would be understood by non-medics and it gives a bad impression of the medical and allied professions.
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