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Death and the Intern

Death and the Intern cover"Set in a vivid and compelling world of anaesthesiologists gone bad, Jeremy Hanson-Finger's Death and the Intern is needle-sharp crime fiction that will definitely not put you to sleep."—Gary Barwin, 2016 Giller Prize–shortlisted author of Yiddish for Pirates

Janwar Gupta, a brilliant but neurotic medical student intern, has a patient die under suspicious circumstances at the start of his two-week anaesthesiology placement at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Certain of his innocence, Janwar bumbles his way through a criminal investigation focused on two feuding groups of anaesthesiologists and navigates a romance with journalism student and barista Susan Jonestown, the book's real hero, who is investigating a drug trafficking conspiracy involving the Civic Hospital, the Hells Angels, and a network of dog walkers—with ties to Janwar's current place of employment. 

Featuring an ensemble cast of unscrupulous, high-strung, and hilarious characters, Death and the Intern twists and subverts the hospital drama and hard-boiled detective genres with equal parts humour and pathos.


Ask for a paper copy at your local independent bookstore, or buy online directly from Invisible PublishingIndigo, or Amazon. The ebook is available from KoboAmazon, and Apple.

You can also wait until the launch events in Ottawa, Toronto, and Victoria in Spring 2017 to purchase a copy in person.

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The real nitty-gritty

Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 272 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.51 in
Published: April 14, 2017
Publisher: Invisible Publishing
Language: English
ISBN: 9781926743912