1800. London. Margaret Anne Bulkley desperately wants to be a surgeon - but only men can train as doctors. Fifty years later, Dr James Barry is famous, serving as Inspector General of Hospitals throughout the British Empire. A brilliant surgeon, bold reformer and prickly individual known for his fierce temper, he fought a duel in South Africa and clashed with Florence Nightingale in the Crimea. But Dr Barry has a secret that he is determined no one should ever learn...
|Publication date:||5th November 2020|
|Publisher:||Pushkin Children's Books|
|Primary Genre||Children’s / Teenage general interest: History and the past|
Lisa Williamson is the best-selling author of The Art of Being Normal, a YA story about the friendship between trans teens described as 'a life-changing and life-saving book' by Philip Pullman and 'extraordinary' by Non Pratt. She has written two other highly regarded YA novels, All About Mia and Paper Avalanche.More About Lisa Williamson