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Gibsons Public Library FIC PHEB (Text) 30886001057336 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold Checked out 12/07/2018

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  • ISBN: 9781771961721 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 249 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Windsor, Ontario : Biblioasis, 2018.

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A hallucinatory, fragmentary, and tragic fictional telling of one of the most famous psychotherapy cases in history, Alex Pheby’s Playthings offers a visceral and darkly comic portrait of paranoid schizophrenia. Based on the true story of nineteenth-century German judge Daniel Paul Schreber, Playthings artfully shows the disorienting human tragedy of Schreber’s psychosis, in vertiginous prose that blurs the lines between madness and sanity.
Subject: Schreber, Daniel Paul, 1842-1911 > Fiction.
Paranoia > Fiction.
Mental health > Fiction.
Mental illness > Fiction.

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