In the land of pain is a collection of notes by alphonse daudet chronicling the pain and suffering he experienced from tabes dorsalis its effects on his relationships with friends family and other people and the various drugs he took and physical treatments he underwent in his fight against the disease daudet originally began making these . In the land of pain vividly depicts the gradual lose of humanity that was part of entering the world of people with disabilities that plagued humanity for centuries this work is more significant than all the after the fact pseudo scientific works that want to attribute syphillis to everyone from napoleon to beethoven to hitler this is a . In the land of pain by alphonse daudet is a set of notes about his ghastly suffering due to tabes dorsalis a form of advanced syphilis that develops over the course of decades and because it attacks the spinal cord generates an utterly bewildering set of painful symptoms . In the land of pain was first published by daudets widow in 1931 beautifully written and sensitively and intelligently translated the times editions translations interviews reviews editions translations english editions in the land of pain london jonathan cape 2002 1000. Naturally chicken soup readers should avoid in the land of pain but for the rest of the world its both a fascinating scrap of history and humanity and a thoroughly apropos antidote to 14000 things to be happy about
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