Dan and Carmen are hip, healthy and wealthy. They have their own companies, plenty of money and friends and are the proud parents of one year-old Luna . . . They live the cool life in Amsterdam, until beautiful and optimistic Carmen is diagnosed with breast cancer. With that their world transforms into a roller-coaster ride of doctors and hospitals. As his way of coping, the hedonistic Dan faithfully accompanies Carmen to her chemo and radiotherapy treatments, but spends his nocturnal hours crazily immersed in the nightlife and women of Amsterdam and Miami. Love Life is the account of a relationship and a terminal illness, devoid of fake sentiment and told with humour and deep humanity. And it is very much an ode to love. 'A wonderful novel about courage, helplessness and real love' Cosmopolitan GermanyRodenbach says he thinks the port-a-cath is better than oral administration, but the choice is up to Carmen. And he offers to take her on as a patient. Carmen opts for the port-a-cath, for Rodenbach and for the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek. ... The operation to install the port-a-cath really is a doddle, and Carmen whistles happily as she goes to the remaining chemos. ... Scheltemaa#39;s voice pops up once more on our voicemail, saying she really does think ita#39;s a shame things went the way theyanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Pan Macmillan - 2010-11-19|