In the 11th century, Rob Cole left poor, disease-ridden London to make his way across the land, hustling, juggling, peddling cures to the sick—and discovering the mystical ways of healing. It was on his travels that he found his own very real gift for healing—a gift that urged him on to become a... show more
In the 11th century, Rob Cole left poor, disease-ridden London to make his way across the land, hustling, juggling, peddling cures to the sick—and discovering the mystical ways of healing. It was on his travels that he found his own very real gift for healing—a gift that urged him on to become a doctor. So all consuming was his dream, that he made the perilous, unheard-of journey to Persia, to its Arab universities where he would undertake a transformation that would shape his destiny forever.
Publish date: July 1st 2001
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 720
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, German Literature
Series: Cole Family Trilogy (#1)
I think it took me 5 days none-stop-every-waking-moment to read the story. Of course I had to stop for work but it is a very very very long story. I am a fast reader and even I found this book too long for me. But the book is a good read. I like historical fictions and really enjoy reading about the...
Das Hörbuch gefiel mir tatsächlich noch einen Tick besser als das Buch. Es ist ein so umfangreiches Werk, dass ich es als sehr angenehm empfand, es vorgelesen zu bekommen.Auch eignet sich der Erzählstil Gordons sehr gut für eine Umsetzung als Hörbuch. “Der Medicus” enthält lange Erzählweise mit weni...
DNF page 70 of 618.I was sick of juggling balls. Where are the guts? The blood? The everything?I loved the movie, though.But they have nothing to do with each other.
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