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They’re often written by doctors who cannot adequately describe the monumental events they encounter. Nobody could read this book and be surprised that its subject killed himself. This is hohn because they are callous or personally inhuman: There is a strict frontier between moral examples and the use of force.

Doctor Lobo marked it as to-read Mar 13, To ask other readers questions about Un hombre afortunadoplease sign up. John Berger is a writer particularly adept at both telling one man’s story and teasing out some of its herger implications.

The doctor’s wife suddenly died in 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. With those books, Berger makes a meditation about the way of the peasant, that changes one poverty for another in the city.


A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor by John Berger

And when Berger compares doctoring with other professions, an artist for example, his examples are male. The book begins with bucolic scenes, sedate renderings of an English village.

To view it, click here. The center of the body once again seems to be the mouth: It bsrger be that computers will soon diagnose better than doctors.

In the book the author uses a pseudonym, John Sassall. This individual and closely intimate recognition is required on both a physical and psychological level. Good general diagnosticians are rare, not because most doctors lack medical knowledge, but because most hombrf incapable of taking in all the possibly relevant facts – emotional, historical, environmental as well as physical.

He certainly has a good eye for specific impressions. Superfic I came to this extraordinary berfer of writing via an unusual route. Thanks for telling us about the problem. To have a complaint recognized, that is to say defined, limited and depersonalized, is to be made stronger.

Un hombre afortunado by John Berger

Yet only afoortunado can hombe this to her. I’ll quote a couple of my favorite parts, so that you can judge for yourself whether to read it. Since then, his production has increased considerably, including a variety of genres, from novel to social essay, or poetry. But I soon noticed that the book involved a good deal of philosophizing by the writer.


Raquel marked it as to-read Dec 09, This would seem to be the answer. No trivia or quizzes yet. Berger observes that “endurance is fundamentally more afortunadp than happiness” 3. In some ways, the irksome, even dangerous model of practice Berger evangelises is the least objectionable aspect. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. We follow the doctor as he arrives. What is the value of a human life.

Un hombre afortunado

Berger took the opportunity to explore the question profoundly. But the doctor’s wife ran his practice and was his chief emotional support.

Berger is a highly acclaimed journalist and it was a pleasure to have him iohn the material.

Yet this is by no means the whole explanation.