1980: The Emergence of HIV, David Cornish MD

Historical Fiction, Medical & Research

Dr. Arthur Noble is a brilliant first-year medical resident in San Francisco, who has a stellar career ahead of him. However, all of Noble’s skills are put to the test when he encounters a strange new illness. The ailment seemingly appears out of nowhere, and serves its victims a most horrible and brutal death.

Noble struggles to find answers to the medical mystery, even as many researchers and society refuse to believe it is a serious threat, or that it even exists.

1980 is an authentic medical story about a disease that will eventually have an unimaginable impact on the entire world.

1980: The Emergence of HIV is a poignant and memorable historical fiction novel laced with real facts that will take readers on a journey, one full of many moving moments that will make readers feel a host of different emotions. I adore historical fiction, and so I am always on the lookout for books in this genre and so when I discover 1980 I was intrigued because it looked unique compared to other books in this genre. At first, I did not actually know whether it was definitely historical fiction but although I now know it is, it is undoubtedly true that there would be cases which happened in real life like the ones that happened in this book. This is because 1980 explores HIV and the emergence of it and this is most definitely not a fictional topic but a real life and an important one. When I read the description of 1980, I knew I had to read it because it is rare to come across a book like this. Now that I have finished reading it I can honestly write that I loved it and am so happy I had the chance to read it, and so I hope all you lovely readers take my advice when I write that you should read this book too! It is a novel that is not to be missed.

1980 is a medical/historical fiction novel that will introduce readers to Dr. Arthur Noble, a bright ‘first-year medical resident in San Francisco’ who has a bright future ahead of him thanks to his talent and intelligence. Dr. Noble skills, however, will soon be put to the test when he discovers a new illness that seems only to be getting worse, the illness, as we readers now know is HIV but in the 1980’s this was new and frightening and there was no real treatment. 1980 is a novel that explores all of this in fictional terms in so many ways and will take the reader on an emotional but poignant journey in which the reader will be entertained but also informed and this book lovers is the premise of the incredible 1980.

The story of 1980 is one that captivated me from the very beginning and as I read the book I felt this way to the end thanks to the phenomenal plot development and characterization. As I read 1980 I was always gripped and left wanting more, I had so many questions racing through my mind and so I started to devour 1980 and as I did – turning the pages at a frantic pace – I found so many answers and the discoveries I found were shocking but also compelling.

1980: The Emergence of HIV is a story that is not one for the faint-hearted thanks to its poignant, sometimes harrowing themes but if you can cope with themes of AIDS, HIV, and abuse then you will adore the story. Never before have I read such a poignant account of what it was like in the 1980’s when HIV was starting to emerge and that is the sheer talent of the author David Cornish who manages to entertain me from start to finish. I admit that I have not read many books that deal with the topic of HIV/AIDS but this is because there are not many of them around and I believe this is because it is a somewhat ‘taboo’ topic that authors run away from. That is why I am incredibly impressed with the author David Cornish for exploring poignant themes throughout his book because he is not only entertaining his readers with his compelling story but also informing them of core events in history and the reality of what happened and how it affected not only people but people they know.

Not only is David Cornish a fantastic author for exploring such topics but he is also an excellent writer who knows how to grab and hold his reader from the start, even when tricky issues are discussed. You have to be careful when writing about themes that are upsetting as well as brutal because if you do not write about them correctly, there is a fear that the reader could stop reading. Cornish, however, is a master storyteller and knows precisely how to write his book so that readers are entertained from beginning to end and read without hesitation.

Overall 1980: The Emergence of HIV is a sensational book courtesy of David Cornish and so I, of course, have to award this stellar read five stars! So please, have a read of 1980: The Emergence of HIV because it will entertain you as well as provoke your thoughts thanks to the poignant themes explored.

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much, I love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please comment below and let me know your thoughts on 1980: The Emergence of HIV. Do you see yourself reading this book? Do you love the genre? Please let me know your brilliant thoughts below and I will be sure to comment back. Thank you so much again for reading!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

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