Gordons compelling novel recreates the 11th century so powerfully that the reader is propelled through its several hundred pages by a tidal wave of imagination and authentic detail. Publishers WeeklyPopulated by engaging characters, rich in incident and vivid in historical detail, [The Physician] is a pleasure. The New York Times[The Physician]has the flavor of Ken Folletts The Pillars of the Earth, but with a deeper character development and story arc . . . . An insightful and unforgettable read. Zoltaires Blog An adventurous and inspiring tale of a quest for medical knowledge pursued in a violent world full of superstition and prejudice. Library Journal
Noah Gordon's international bestsellers have sold millions of copies and have won a number of awards, among them, in America, the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for historical fiction. He lives outside of Boston with his wife, Lorraine Gordon.
Part One: Barber's Boy Part Two: The Long Journey Part Three: Ispahan Part Four: The Maristan Part Five: The War Surgeon Part Six: Hakim Part Seven: The Returned