Life Means Nothing Behind the Green WallBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7394.887/a (Published 19 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:887
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Physician's Publishing, £12.99, pp 320
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Dr Marc Zohar, the protagonist of this novel, had seen it all. His surgical training in the South African townships of the 1970s had given him more exposure to trauma and emergency surgery than most modern day surgeons-in-training could ever dream of, though it wasn't his surgical skills that would come into question in his future career.
Zohar was a true academic, his résumé could speak volumes, and he had the ability to pass on his skills and enthusiasm to his juniors. For …