Simon Winchester

The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness, and the Oxford English Dictionary

1999 (This Edition Published)

Main Details
Author Simon Winchester
Copyright Holder Simon Winchester
Publisher Penguin Books
Copyright 1998
This Edition Published 1999
Printed 1999
Identifying Codes
ISBN 0 14 027128 7
Format Paperback
Publication Location New York, NY
Page Count / Font 242 pages
Language English
Chapters Preface
1. The Dead of Night in Lambeth Marsh
2. The Man Who Taught Latin to Cattle
3. The Madness of War
4. Gathering Earth's Daughters
5. The Big Dictionary Conceived
6. The Scholar in Cell Block Two
7. Entering the Lists
8. Annulated, Art, Brick-Tea, Buckwheat
9. The Meeting of Minds
10. The Unkindest Cut
11. Then Only the Monuments
Author's Note
Suggestions for Further Reading


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