The Royal Physicians Visit

The Royal Physicians Visit

Book - 2001
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Winner of top literary prizes in Sweden and France, Enquist's epic of power, love, and madness in 1760s Denmark is an extraordinarily elegant and gorgeous novel.
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780743458030
0743458036
9781585671960
1585671967
Characteristics: 312 p. ; 24 cm

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budnicola
Aug 15, 2012

An intriguing description of a mad Danish king and how the king's German physician brings the country to the Enlightenment (for a while). Also contains a love story. Beautifully written translation from the Swedish with a message about the power of ideas.

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