|TITLE:||No Cure for Murder|
|AUTHOR:||Lawrence W. Gold|
|WASH:||stained with dirt|
No Cure for Murder by Dr. Lawrence W. Gold is a medical thriller with plenty of action and suspense. Dr. Gold does an excellent job of describing hospital life. He details the conflicts – both petty and urgent – that occur among hospital staff members. He gives the reader an insight into the daily dramas that are played out between hospital staff, patients, and patient families.
One of the main characters, Dr. Jacob Weizman, is a doctor who is in his eighties. Dr. Weizman is portrayed as a caring physician that goes out of his way to help his patients and see that they get the care they need. Sometimes this desire makes him appear to disagree with some modern practices and causes friction with the other hospital staff. He and his psychiatrist wife Lola are survivors of Auschwitz. This experience gives them a unique outlook on life.
The main story centers around the deaths of many of Dr. Weizman’s patients at the hospital. There are many subplots that add to the suspense of catching the killer.
Anybody how has read books by Robin Cook will enjoy this book as well.
My only problem with this book was that some of the language was very coarse. Many of the characters – including the chaplain – used a considerable amount of vulgar language.
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