Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Monsieur Noirtier

  • A corpse with living eyes

    Monsieur Noirtier was sitting in a wheelchair, in front of a large mirror, so that without attempting to move, which would have been impossible, he could see the whole apartment. Motionless as a corpse, he greeted his children with bright intelligent eyes . . . Sight and hearing were the only senses remaining; and it…