The House of God (1978)

The House of God = Important American medical novels

August 6th 2009 | in Reviews & Interviews, The House of God (1978)

Samuel Shem’s classic novel about medical internship, THE HOUSE OF GOD (1978), was named by the British medical journal The Lancet as one of the two most important American medical novels of the 20th century, the other being Sinclair Lewis’ ARROWSMITH. Read John Updike’s new introduction below: “We expect the world of doctors. Out of [...]

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