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Jul 08, 2012 Pippa rated it it was amazing
I was reading this really compulsively but had to put it on one side because of work, and now need to get back into it. It is extremely well written and a gripping read, so it shouldn't be hard.

Inspiring too, to see the courage and dedication of people who have worked to find cures for cancer. We owe them so much.


I have now finished the book and am so impressed with it that I don't know where to begin this review. It is beautifully written and assumes no prior knowledge. It reads almost l
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Nice book! Excellent narration! But a little voluminous. Not a kind of book you could finish on a long train journey or on a weekend. Provides very interesting reading into aspects like cancer in history (Did our ancestors have cancer?), struggle by plethora of people for fighting it, their partial successes and cancer's return with vengeance.

The lines that convey that cancer is a more advanced and sophisticated version of oneself and hence difficult to eliminate impressed me the most!
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