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by Victor Calland

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on Iatrogenesis

Iatrogenesis is a thrilling science fiction centered around a pandemic, when faulty upgrades of microscopic medical robots, nanodocs, leads to mass mayhem and many lives on the line. 

I really enjoyed this book and I think it’s a great afternoon read. I would guess that the idea for this book was in part inspired by the events of 2020, and there’s some familiar measures mentioned as ways to stop the spread both before and after the cause of death and illness has been explained. The book starts with an intriguing prologue, and the “what could go wrong” stance immediately lets the reader in on what is exactly about to go wrong. We are then introduced to Dr. “TJ” Short, a doctor in a time where microscopic robots implanted in the blood cure most ailments, who is present as the devastating effects of the upgrades become apparent and becomes central in the fight to stop the spread. 

I found both the science-fiction and the medical language throughout this book believable and I think the author has done a lot of research to create a believable and well-rounded world that I was eager to learn more about and didn’t want to put down until I found out how it ended. There’s also a bit of a relationship story towards the end too.  

This is a short Sci-fi thriller that I think is well worth the read.

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Iatrogenesis Synopsis

His friends called Dr Short “TJ”, his enemies called him “Backward”. Orphaned at the age of 6 in an accident that left him with a stammer and a limp, was not a typical super-hero. Nonetheless in the space of three days he would have to save the civilized world from a pandemic by doing the unthinkable. Set only a little in the future this fast moving thriller only needs one invention to make the story a real possibility.


That isn’t mentioning what happens to the genius and his wife forgotten on a desert island, and you will need to read the book to know where the goats fit in, and the cheese they produce.

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ISBN: 9780000270092
Publication date: 08/08/2020
Publisher: Vic Calland; PublishDrive
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780000270092
Publication date: 8th August 2020
Author: Victor Calland
Publisher: Vic Calland; PublishDrive
Format: Paperback
Genres: Indie Author Books, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Thriller / Suspense,

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