Hektoen International

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  • Doctor Thorne, a country apothecary

    Image from The Writings of Anthony Trollope, vol. 5 (1900). Internet Archive Book Images via Flickr. Public domain. Anthony Trollope is one of the few popular British novelists of the nineteenth century who is still widely read. He wrote some forty novels, notably the Palliser series about parliamentarian politics, and the Barchester stories with their…

  • Book review: John Keats’ Medical Notebook

    Arpan K. Banerjee Solihull, United Kingdom   Cover of John Keats’ Medical Notebook by Hrileena Ghosh. February 23, 2021 marked the bicentenary of the death of the great Romantic poet John Keats. Born in 1795, Keats lived a tragically short life, dying at the age of only twenty-five. It is perhaps little known that he…