1929. Magnificent Obsession is Douglas's first book. The novel introduces themes that reappear in the author's later books-a medical setting, a wealthy background, the conversion of the atheist hero to a practicing Christian from feelings of guilt. In this case it's after causing the death of a brain surgeon, Wayne Hudson.
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I really need to see the movie of this because I found the book to be very visual. I'm not sure why, but I really liked the book. It had a nice mood to it. Read full review
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I really liked the first half and I was willing to follow along with his beliefs and overlook the bad aspects of this novel, but when he started trying to pass his beliefs off as science I gave up. Read full review