Cover of The Physician.

The Physician

author: Noah Gordon (1986)
series: Cole Family Trilogy #1
date read: 2006-07-01
pages: 714
lists: historical-fiction , learning-the-arts
rating: β˜… β˜… β˜… β˜… β˜†

One of my earliest historical fiction books, and I loved it to pieces. It seemed so real, and so unflinching, and I dreamt about it a lot. Now I know that in many ways, it follows genre conventions and Gordon’s research is … middling and in the service of drama. Oh well – I can’t ask for more than enjoyment at the time of reading.

Interestingly, his Wikipedia page mentions that Gordon is much better known in Germany and Spain than in his native USA.

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