REVIEWs of angel of death

‘Meticulously researched, written with pace and flair’

Angel of Death was shortlisted for the prestigious Wellcome Trust Medical Book Prize (2010) and the Medical Journalists’ Association Award (2010). Here’s what reviewers have said about it:

‘Wonderfully researched, vividly written ... an example of medical history at its
absolute best.’

Michael Neve

Medical historian, Wellcome Book Prize Panelist

‘Williams recounts the history of smallpox in a breezy, accessible style. And what a
history it is.’

Clive Anderson

Big Read 2010,

New Scientist