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After developing locked-in syndrome, Jean-Dominique Bauby wrote the Diving Bell and the Butterfly by blinking , times. Jean-Dominique Bauby or Jean-Do as he was better known was a vivacious, handsome and charismatic man with many talents. Jean-Do was known for his love of fast cars, good banter, high fashion, and fine foods. He loved the high-life, so he lived it! He was rushed to hospital where he slipped into a coma, where he remained for almost three weeks. When Jean woke, he was completely paralysed as a result of a rare condition called locked-in syndrome which had been caused by a stroke.
Published by Wheeler Pub. This is a memoir written by Jean-Dominique Bauby and is formed of a series of anecdotes and experiences of his life before and after the stroke that left him afflicted by the condition known as Locked-in syndrome and only able to communicate via the blinking of one by: A Small Book with a Big Soul Jean-Dominique Bauby's "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" is a small book composed of many big wonders. This book is a lasting testament to his life. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Jean-Dominique Bauby.
It describes his life before and after suffering a massive stroke that left him with locked-in syndrome. The French edition of the book was published on March 7, It sold the first 25, copies on the day of publication, reaching , in a week.
In , Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle , the father of two young childen, a year-old man known and loved for his wit, his style, and his impassioned approach to life. By the end of the year he was also the victim of a rare kind of stroke to the brainstem. After 20 days in a coma, Bauby awoke into a body which had all but stopped working: only his left eye functioned, allowing him to see and, by blinking it, to make clear that his mind was unimpaired. Almost miraculously, he was soon able to express himself in the richest detail: dictating a word at a time, blinking to select each letter as the alphabet was recited to him slowly, over and over again. In the same way, he was able eventually to compose this extraordinary book.
Теперь Дэвид Беккер стоял в каменной клетке, с трудом переводя дыхание и ощущая жгучую боль в боку.
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