Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ragusa to Montenegro

  • The doctor’s revenge in Jules Verne’s Mathias Sandorf

    Dr. Antekirtt is immensely clever and immensely rich. He owns an island off the coast of Libya and has surrounded it with tall ramparts to make it impregnable. He employs a large retinue of attendants and has agents and spies in many countries. His fast electric ships crisscross the Mediterranean at great speed. His practice…