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People/Characters: John Merrick

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The Circus Infinitus: Stories, Volume 1 by Ethan Somerville
Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences by Sir Frederick Treves
I, Partridge: We Need To Talk About Alan by Steve Coogan
lebendige Maske 2 | 1980 by Kryolan GMBH
The Pirates!: An Adventure with Scientists & An Adventure with Ahab by Gideon Defoe
The Raj Quartet, Volume 2: The Towers of Silence; A Division of the Spoils by Paul Scott
A Whisper in the Dark by Linda Castillo

Character description

Joseph Carey Merrick (1862-1890), often known as John Merrick, was an Englishman with a severe physical disease of unknown origin, which deformed his body so radically that he was forced to find work as a human exhibit named the Elephant Man.

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