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I’ll quote a couple of my favorite parts, so that you can judge for yourself whether to read it.

Un hombre afortunado by John Berger

May 21, Jai Kohli rated it it was amazing. It is the most idealized of all the professions. A portrait in words and photographs of the life and practice of an English country doctor in the middle of the Twentieth Century.

It was evocative of my grandparents era, of farming and medicine, of stoicism and of the humility of truly heroic humans. The doctor’s wife suddenly died in It isn’t very traditional. In my opinion, Jones, like lots of others, doesn’t understand that Berger is not painting Sassell as a saint, far from it. There is a physical resemblance between a sobbing figure and a child. Not only a n honest insight into being a GP, John Berger’s speculation about the philosophy of care and underlying motivations about work ethic deserve discussion.

Mar 08, Abel rated it really liked it. Originally I took up this book because I thought there might be some interesting parallels to the first half of my father’s career as a small town doctor in New Hampshire.


Un hombre afortunado

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. What is the value of a human life. This book is not xfortunado featured on Listopia. Another key omiss Originally I took up this book because I thought there might be some interesting parallels to the first half of my father’s career as a small town doctor in New Hampshire.

Berger diagnoses the doctor himself in the latter chunk of the book, and tone changes. Want to Read saving…. And as Berger and Mohr follow Sassall about his rounds, they produce a book whose careful detail broadens into a meditation on the value we assign a human life.

To see what your friends thought of this beeger, please sign up. Recently, I’ve made many “life” decisions and I decided to read the book again.

I came to this extraordinary piece of writing via an unusual route. Yet this is by no means the whole explanation.

The doctor is a popular hero: Along the way there are so many beautiful moments. Doctor Lobo marked it as to-read Mar 13, This little piece of non-fiction is stunning.

A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jun 13, Michael Perkins rated it liked it. Later, this infantile simplicity of a community who “expects But I doubt it. Yet it is bberger abstractly. The doctor in order to recognize the illness fully – I say fully because the recognition must be such as to indicate the specific treatment – must first recognize the patient as a person: The book is at its best when describing the practice and presenting case studies.


He has no respect for any title as such. He comes back to this later to ‘show’ that this explains the community members’ “extravagant expectation of fraternal recognition”. In the eyes of the layman the results always tend to favour the doctor. It is the nature of this world that good wishes and noble protests seldom mitigate between the blow and the pain.

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To ask other readers questions about Un hombre afortunadoplease sign up. Berger brings his considerable gifts to meet with Mohr’s usually-delicate, soft-touch documentary photograph: Since then, his production has incre John Peter Berger was an English art critic, novelist, painter and author.

The center of the body once again seems to be the mouth: To ask other readers questions about A Fortunate Manplease sign up. Sassall, a lauded surgeon aims to be a universal man – an ideal Sassall believes “that his work justifies his life” concludes Berger that Dr.