1978. A group of idealistic young doctors join a mission of mercy to Africa. Two of them, Matthew and Silvia, fall in love. They have one year together before they are swept apart by bloodshed and violence. Matthew has been in mourning ever since.
The present. A pioneer in genetic therapy at the very top of his field, Matthew is appealed to by a rich man whose wife's brain tumour has been declared inoperable by every other surgeon. When she walks through the door he sees that it is Silvia, as beautiful as ever - still his 'only love'. It's as if the years have never passed. He must save her life. And if he does . . . what then?
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ONLY LOVEUser Review - Kirkus
How can the author of a bombshell like 1970's Love Story follow up with such a long succession of dramatic duds (Prizes, 1995, etc.)? Readers are likely to occupy their minds with this question while ... Read full review
ONLY LOVE 4KUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
John Rubinstein adroitly handles the accents and cultural flair of this typically Segal tale of romance, music, intelligent characters, and impending loss. Matthew Hiller, a brilliant medical ... Read full review