|Ingenious Pain (1997) [Novel]|
by Andrew Miller
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The story is set in the mid-18th century, and moves from England to Russia and back. The main character is James Dyer, who is born with a peculiar gift, or rather a lack: he can't feel pain. We are confronted by the diverse reactions of other people to this freakish person.
Original title: Ingenious Pain
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European→ 18th Century