John Parsons Cook was a 28-year-old bachelor from a good family but not in robust health. He studied to become a lawyer, but instead of following that career, turned to raising race horses. In November 1855, during a visit to the Shrewsbury races, he was taken violently ill. He was attended by the 80-year-old local doctor Dr. Bamford and Cook’s friend and sometimes partner Dr. Palmer. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Linda Ghale. Audio sample: https://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/179041/bk_acx0_179041_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.