Willkommen in Wellville
Publish date: September 30th 2013
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH & Co. KG
Pages no: 552
Edition language: Deutsch
, Food And Drink
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, United States
I saw the movie as a kid and have been wanting to read the book for years. Finally got around to it and it did not disappoint. One of my favorite areas of history is medical history and I found that aspect of this novel fascinating. The lengths people went to! Not all that different from fad diets n...
Willkommen in Wellville hat mir einige schöne Lesestunden bereitet. Aber mindestens genauso viele verwirrende. Nicht nur, dass ich für dieses Buch länger gebraucht habe als erwartet, auch der Schreibstil war zeitweise anstrengen zu verfolgen. Ungeachtet dessen war die Handlung hervorragend ausgearbe...
Really well done, especially with the intermingling of various plots and characters. I'm interested in knowing more about this era of health crazes, even if this book was fictional.
I can see how this would make a nice movie. There are some humorous scenes in it for sure. But the author became extremely redundant. Yes, I get it that the patients at Dr. Kellogg's sanitarium undergo enemas multiple times per day, have starvation-level vegetarian diets prescribed to them, are forb...
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