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The amnesia clinic

by James Scudamore

  • 293 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt in Orlando, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Best friends -- Fiction,
  • Teenage boys -- Fiction,
  • Storytelling -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Scudamore.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6119.C39 A46 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination293 p. ;
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17547674M
    ISBN 100151012652
    ISBN 109780151012657
    LC Control Number2006012293

    The amnesia clinic Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Anti and Fabian are best friends and classmates at the Quito International School. Anti (short for Anthony) is the quiet, asthmatic English kid, and Fabian is the charismatic and flamboyant local. Borrow this book to access EPUB Pages: Mayo Clinic explains these types of amnesia as: Difficulty learning new information following the onset of amnesia (anterograde amnesia) Difficulty remembering past events and previously familiar information (retrograde amnesia) It is common for people who suffer a brain injury to have a form of amnesia.

    James Scudamore. James Scudamore is the author of the novels Wreaking, Heliopolis, and The Amnesia has received the Somerset Maugham Award and been nominated for the Costa First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Man Booker Prize. What is amnesia? Amnesia is a general term for a syndrome that involves substantial difficulty learning and retaining new information. Some forms of amnesia, such as transient global amnesia, are transient and completely reversible.. Other treatable causes of memory loss include: medication side effects, drug and alcohol use, metabolic conditions, such as thyroid disease or vitamin deficiencies.

    1. Introduction. The phenomena of anterograde and retrograde amnesia have been described in the laboratory and clinic for more than years (Ribot, ) and have been an important source of information about the structure and organization of grade amnesia (AA) refers to an impaired capacity for new by:   Amnesia, his 16th book, follows many of its predecessors in yoking these energies to a historical moment, then associating it with something urgent in contemporary times.


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The Amnesia Clinic book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Anti, a quiet English boy living in Quito, Ecuador, strikes up a /5. 'The Amnesia Clinic' is a novel not easily forgotten. Catching the sounds and smells of Ecuador and its people, indigenous as well as Hispanic, James Scudamore's excellent debut takes us beyond beach-bum banality and into recursive stories, stories about stories, storytelling and storytellers/5(2).

From the beloved and best-selling Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection. Katherine ODell is an Irish theater legend. As her daughter Norah retraces her mothers celebrated career and bohemian life, she delves into.

The Amnesia Clinic James Scudamore, Author. Harcourt $23 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Heliopolis; Buy this book This debut, set in. The Amnesia Clinic is about the terrible ramifications of self-delusion, where common sense logic and a sense of what is actually true are no longer seen as a viable alternatives.

The book is also a startling eye-opener into the country of Ecuador, with Anthony's observations while traveling reading like a travelogue with The amnesia clinic book impressions of the. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The amnesia clinic by James Scudamore; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Teenage boys, Literature, Storytelling, Fiction, Best friends; Places: Quito, Ecuador.

"The Amnesia Clinic is a wonderful debut—witty, polished, fluent and effortlessly entertaining. Warmest congratulations to James Scudamore. Warmest congratulations to James Scudamore. I hope it wins prizes."—Hilary Mantel, author of Beyond Black4/5(3).

Get this from a library. The amnesia clinic. [James Scudamore] -- Anti and Fabian are best friends and classmates at the Quito International School. Anti (short for Anthony) is the quiet, asthmatic English kid, and Fabian is the charismatic and flamboyant local.

Buy The Amnesia Clinic New Ed by Scudamore, James (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). THE AMNESIA CLINIC. by James Scudamore. a final Ecuadorian idyll for the Brit and a chance for Fabián to search for his mother, secluded, he believes, in an amnesia clinic in the hills.

Teenage runaway fantasies ensue as the boys embark—Fabián’s wild night in a brothel, Anti’s spicy initiation into the ways of love courtesy of Sally Author: James Scudamore. "The Amnesia Clinic is a novel set in Quito, Ecuador.

Anti, a quiet English boy, strikes up a friendship with flamboyant local classmate Fabian. Fabian is everything Anti isn't: handsome, athletic and popular. What's more he lives with his cool, eccentric Uncle Suarez, while Anti is stuck in the dull ex-pat world inhabited by his parents.".

The Amnesia Clinic Buy Book Author Interview Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award and shortlisted for four other prizes, including the Costa First Novel Award and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Clinicians will want to include The Amnesias: A Clinical Textbook of Memory Disorders in their resource library and will value it as a practical handbook that covers amnesia syndromes likely to be encountered in neurological or psychological patients It is a book I highly recommend."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological SocietyCited by: THE AMNESIA CLINIC: Other writing: Contact: 'This delightful book about the friendship between two boys in Ecuador is full of tall tales and fantasy.

The line between reality and bizarre fiction is always blurred, always mesmerising.' Judges of Costa First Novel Award (Sophie Kinsella, Andrew McClellan and Alyson Rudd). 'The Amnesia Clinic' is a novel not easily forgotten.

Catching the sounds and smells of Ecuador and its people, indigenous as well as Hispanic, James Scudamore's excellent debut takes us beyond beach-bum banality and into recursive stories, stories about stories, storytelling and storytellers/5(12). The Amnesia Clinic By James Scudamore - FictionDB.

Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. View the Complete James Scudamore Book List. FictionDB is committed to providing the best possible fiction reference information. If you have any issues with the site, please don't hesitate to Author: James Scudamore.

The story of the Amnesia clinic starts off as one of these stories, and its Anti’s way of consoling his friend, of them both trying to understand what neither of them knows or understands. This journey takes them across Ecuador via different modes of transport, meeting various characters along the way and going to some strange places and beaches.

Anterograde amnesia, according to the Mayo Clinic, is one of the two primary features of amnesia. People with this feature have difficulty making new Author: Kristeen Cherney. The Amnesia Clinic is his first novel.

He lives in London. Contributing reviewer Michael Leonard interviewed James Scudamore, author of The Amnesia Clinic (see accompanying review), about his book via email for Michael Leonard/ Fabian and Anti are friends.

Fabian lives with his eccentric uncle, Suarez, his Father is dead and his Mother. Anti lives with his exotic expat family who expect him to attend events at the British Embassy at the drop of a hat, with plans afoot to send him off to boarding school in the UK. Amnesia is a form of memory loss.

Some people with amnesia have difficulty forming new memories. Others can’t recall facts or past experiences. People with amnesia usually retain knowledge of Author: Rachel Barclay.The Amnesia Clinic.

By: James Scudamore. Narrated by: Dave John. Free with day trial £/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime Excellent Book By Monika on The Knife of Never Letting Go; By: Patrick Ness.

James Scudamore is the author of the novels Wreaking, Heliopolis, and The Amnesia Clinic. He has received the Somerset Maugham Award and been nominated for the Costa First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Man Booker Prize/5().