Monday, September 03, 2012

The Addict Doctor in Reality and Fiction

...his remoteness, severity, and mordant sarcasm were the products of a daily struggle with addiction.

Frederick Crews, in the review
 Physician Heal Thy Self: Part 1 about the book
 Genius on Edge: the Bizarre Double life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted
 in the New York Review of Books Volume LVIII, Number 14

That sentence fragment could also describe a certain fictional doctor.


Timbo said...

A certain fictional doctor?

Doctor who?

Baron von Feldspar said...

Doctor Gregory House