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The Red Lotus: A Novel
The Red Lotus A Novel
Author: Chris Bohjalian
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Flight Attendant comes a twisting story of love and deceit: an American man vanishes on a rural road in Vietnam and his girlfriend, an emergency room doctor trained to ask questions, follows a path that leads her home to the very hospital where they met. — The first time Alexis saw...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780385544801
ISBN-10: 0385544804
Publication Date: 3/17/2020
Pages: 400
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Doubleday
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Audio CD
Members Wishing: 63
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The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian came out before the intensity of COVID pandemic became a reality. Reading it at this point through the lens of an actual global pandemic seems prescient. The mystery of this book is not really a mystery. The information about how a contagion might be developed and spread is frighteningly fascinating. The details about rats, I could do without! At the same time, a book about a possible fictional pandemic becomes an escape from the real one.

Read my complete review at http://www.memoriesfrombooks.com/2020/01/the-red-lotus.html

Reviewed for NetGalley.


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