Time Spent Fishing Paperback by Gilbert Thompson Book

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Chapters include: 'Time spent fishing is not included in your lifespan'; Early years; The Kennet and the Itchen; Knoydart; The Kirkaig; Exuma; The Kola's three northern rivers; The Stinchar; The Anton and the Test; 'Nice place, no fish.

Gilbert Thompson was born in 1932, and educated at Downside and St. Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, London, where he qualified in 1956. After military service in Ghana he joined the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London in 1963 where he remained for much of his career in clinical research and was Consultant Physician in charge of the Lipid Clinic until his retirement in 1998. Currently he is Emeritus Professor in Clinical Lipidology, Imperial College London. In the past his outdoor pursuits included rock climbing, hill walking and skiing, and he still shoots and fishes. Gilbert Thompson is the author of 10 other books including "Nobel Prizes That Changed Medicine" and "Pioneers of Medicine without a Nobel Prize."

  • Colour photograph plates
  • Foreword by Theo Pike.
  • 93 Pages
  • Paperback
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