In the pre-Covid UK capital, Melo, a young blogger and anthropologist, is sought out by the mysterious Dr Elpis, a woman who hides her face. Despite the doctor’s secrecy, Melo is intrigued by her open and honest desire to share her worldview as one of the last independent doctors in London.
Whip-smart, provocative and animated by a mystical quest of universality, it is one of the most original collections of medical stories in recent years.
Docteur Cybirdy is a faceless writer and a General Physician who has practiced medicine for the past thirty years in France and in the UK.
Passionate about art of medicine and ethics, in Hippocrates of London, her debut novel, she shares her anecdotes with humanity and dignity, with a literary twist removed from hyper-rationality.