We’re offering 5 lucky readers the chance to win a signed copy of The Facemaker : A Visionary Surgeon’s Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I by Lindsey Fitzharris.


“Enthralling. Harrowing. Heartbreaking. And utterly redemptive. Lindsey Fitzharris hit this one out of the park.” —Erik Larson, author of The Splendid and the Vile

“Absolutely heartbreaking but so inspiring.” —Candice Millard

“[An] inspiring, engaging book . . . [Fitzharris] delivers a consistently vivid account of [Harold Gillies’s] ingenious techniques . . . An excellent biography of a genuine miracle worker.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A fascinating portrait… Meticulously researched and compulsively readable, this exceptional history showcases how compassion and innovation can help mitigate the terrible wounds of war.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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