Godplayer [Robin Cook] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dr. Cassandra Kingsley is about to discover that neither her marriage nor her job . About Robin Cook. Robin Cook, MD, is the author of more than 30 books and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller with his groundbreaking and wildly . Eleven. Twelve. Thirteen. Fourteen. Fifteen. Epilogue. Godplayer by Robin Cook. To Barbara and Fluffy—my constant companions and my most willing listeners.

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The idea of SSD Sudden Surgical Death is well laid out in this book along with many other soul searching questions associated with the medical field. Paperbackpages. In an interview with Dr. Cassie has no support from anyone when trying to confront Thomas about this–his mother does not like her, This is one of the earlier books written by Robin Cook.

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Besides entertaining readers, my main goal is to get people interested in some of these issues, because it’s the public that ultimately really should decide which way we ought to go in something as that has enormous potential for treating disease and disability but touches up against the ethically problematic abortion issue.

Thomas is annoyed that Cassi is associating with a ‘known homosexual’ like Robert. This is some of Robin Cook’s early writing. Except that the book was written in the 80s, and here’s the ‘getting godplajer part. He is best known for being the author who created godplyer medical-thriller genre by combining medical writing with the thri Librarian Note: Nov 18, Elizabeth Noah Astle rated it really liked it.

Forced by a deteriorating godplsyer condition to switch from her chosen field to psychiatry, Cassandra needs the support and approval the charismatic doctor so passionately offers; and Thomas, privileged only child of banker-industrialist, finds in the beautiful and vulnerable girl the boundless devotion he so desperately requires.


When you read his early stuff in particular, such as this novel, you discover that he roibn not only an asshole, but also incredibly chauvinistic. It was first released in in the UK and United States.

Godplayer by Robin Cook

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Look, it is not a terrible book. I’m not sure how Robin Cook managed to get so many books published by writing such terrible stuff as Godplayer. It was convincing and tied up all the loose ends. Many were also featured in the Literary Guild. Like most of Cook’s other work, it is a medical thriller.


Many have been made into motion pictures. Cassandra Kingsley is dook to discover that neither her marriage nor her job is what she thought. A Place of Hiding. Then there was the stereotypical mother-in-law-who-hates-her-d This was the worst book I’ve ever read by Robin Cook. I gave Robin Cook another opportunity, but I was not prepared for this story. Cook’s medical thrillers are designed, in part, to make the public aware of godplaydr the technological possibilities of modern medicine and the ensuing ethical conundrums.

To view it, click here. Lists with This Book. Her husband is a famous surgeon who definitely has a God-complex. His dedication to the job was admirable except that he was doing it for all the wrong reasons. I look forward to reading more of Robin Cook’s work in the future. Open Preview See a Problem?

Given that it is one of the first written by him, it was not bad–books that were written later had a bit more character in the character, and it do not feel like some people where just thrown into the storyline. In the novel it is shown that truth always does not garner importance if it interferes in the working of the bureaucracy. I kept hoping it would get better, but the book dragged all the way to the very end.


Cassie, the protagonist, is a little too princess-y for my taste but she turns out ok in the end. Cassandra Kingsley—until a series of mysterious deaths rocks the hospital and Cassandra’s most frightening suspicions are godllayer.

There were too many loose ends that never got resolved.


I’m not even half way through this book and I can already rate it. There is an ‘Angel of Death’ stalking and killing the terminal patients. Want to Read saving…. We’re all going to be patients sometime,” he says. Did it get edited out? LitFlash The clok you want at the lowest prices. It helped that Thomas and his interfering mother were despicable because that only made it natural for one to root for Cassi. Maybe the other doctors such as Ballantine and Sherman were working together.

Working with her husband, a respected cardiac surgeon, at Boston Memorial is a dream come true for Dr. Please provide an email address.

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But as Thomas continues his meteoric rise, what should have been fairy-tale happiness begins to disintegrate. Oh, and when Cassi starts to wonder about her husband’s sanity, everyone tells her to calm down, stand by her man, etc. Hunter Killer Movie Tie-In.

So absurd a plot, godplayyer.