Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book.
Sample Book Insights:
#1 Lister’s father, Joseph Jackson Lister, was a scientist who made many discoveries in optics. He was the couple’s fourth child and second son. Lister was born on April 5, 1827. He had many opportunities to explore miniature worlds with the microscope while he was growing up.
#2 Lister was a surgeon, and he was very against the use of foreign substances in medicine. He believed that the healing power of nature was the most important factor in healing, and that Providence was the most important role in the healing process.
#3 Lister was a preoccupied boy that summer of 1841, and he declared, I got almost all the meat off; and I think all the brains out … [before] putting it into the macerating tub. He did this to soften the remaining tissue on the skull.
#4 Lister, who was from a small village near London, found himself very far from the life he had known when he began his studies at University College London at the age of seventeen. The city was covered in a layer of soot. Everything was covered in a layer of soot.