Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Ten Days in a Mad-House

Nellie Bly

nonfiction history memoir psychology dark informative sad fast-paced

108 pages | first published 1887

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Nellie Bly, a reporter, feigned madness in order to gain admission to an asylum. It didn't take too much effort for her to be diagnosed as insane, and taken away. In the asylum, she acted normally again, but nobody seemed to notice. If she had not...
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