The Royal Physician's Visit

By Per Olov Enquist; Tiina Nunnally (Translator)
(Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781585671960, 312pp.)

Publication Date: October 2001

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback

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Set in Denmark in the 1760s, "The Royal Physician's Visit" magnificently recasts the dramatic era of Danish history when Johann Friedrich Struensee, a German doctor from Altona, student of Enlightenment philosophers Diderot and Voltaire, and court physician to mad young King Christian, stepped through the aperture history had opened for him and became for two years the holder of absolute power in Denmark.

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