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2 Фев 2013

Автор: Noah Gordon

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An orphan leaves Dark Ages London, taking a dangerous journey and posing as a Jew to study medicine in Persia, in ';an adventurous and inspiring tale' (Library Journal).

A child holds the hand of his dying mother and is terrified, aware something is taking her.

Orphaned and given to an itinerant barber-surgeon, Rob Cole becomes a fast-talking swindler, peddling a worthless medicine.

But as he matures, his strange giftan acute sensitivity to impending deathnever leaves him, and he yearns to become a healer.

Arab madrassas are the only authentic medical schools, and he makes his perilous way to Persia.

Christians are barred from Muslim schools, but claiming he is a Jew, he studies under the world's most renowned physician, Avicenna.

How the woman who is his great love struggles against her only rivalmedicinemakes a riveting modern classic.

The Physicianis the first book in New York Timesbestselling author Noah Gordon's Dr.

Robert Cole trilogy, which continues with Shaman and concludes with Matters of Choice.

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