The Fifth Surgeon is a gripping novel about love and identity. When the great surgeon Anton Weiss dies, his protege David takes over his clinic – but he must also face the ghosts of Anton’s past. As David investigates the secrets of his mentor’s life, he becomes embroiled in a mystery that will change him forever. Alongside its twists and turns, The Fifth Surgeon is also a touching story about finding out who you are – and embracing it wholeheartedly.
For who is this book for ?
The Fifth Surgeon is a great read for LGBTQ+ individuals as it tackles various issues and themes that are relevant to them. However, the story is also accessible and interesting for readers who aren’t part of the LGBTQ+ community. Ultimately, it’s a moving tale about love and self-acceptance that will resonate with everyone.
- Gripping mystery and well-developed characters
- Well written and touching story about self-acceptance
- Engaging plot with plenty of surprises
- The plot is somewhat slow
- It’s a bit short
- The ending could be better
Learn more about the author
Faith Prize is a British author who writes LGBTQ+ fiction. She has a particular interest in exploring the intersection between sexuality and medicine, and her work has been praised for its gripping plotlines and sensitive character development.
“I loved this book! It was a page-turner from beginning to end.”
“A powerful, intense read that kept me hooked until the very end”
“A beautifully written and compelling novel about love, identity and acceptance.”
“The Fifth Surgeon is an incredibly poignant and moving novel that I just couldn’t put down. David is a wonderfully complex character, who drew me in from the very beginning. His journey of self-discovery is both compelling and inspiring, and the author’s writing style brings the story to life beautifully. This book is sure to touch your heart.”