Following the global success of Love Story, Erich Segal went on to write seven other romantic best sellers, and a charming and humorous children’s book.
In the arena of life and death, the world’s most brilliant doctors and scientists vie desperately – and ruthlessly – for the ultimate prize: the Nobel.
Adam Coopersmith is a gifted and compassionate physician. Trapped in an unhappy marriage, he meets Anya, a Russian émigrée, and falls in love for the first time – only to have his career nearly destroyed.
Sandy Raven is a cutting-edge researcher whose devotion is matched only by his genius. Yet as he makes his greatest discovery, he experiences his most profound betrayal. Will he choose to live a lie or abandon his dream to seek new, more worldly prizes?
Isabel da Costa. A child prodigy, she owes all her success to her father, but though she becomes a brilliant physicist, she can’t capture her lost childhood. Ultimately she is torn between the father and the young man who holds the key to her happiness, until a shocking revelation explodes her world.
'A good, meaty drama involving powerful drives, moral dilemmas and life’s tragedies.'Washington Post
'Prizes is guaranteed to make readers laugh and cry … The holiday season is here, and Prizes is exactly the kind of novel that airport bookstands are built for.'Sunday Telegraph
'Wisest, most mature of his novels … a long, richly researched work.'Publishers Weekly
'Airport fiction taken to the point of excellence.'Maxim
'‘The winning formula for a genuine, 24-carat blockbuster. With Prizes, Segal surpasses anything he has written before. He has produced that rare delight, a gripping thriller … The quality of his writing and believability of his carefully-drawn central persona carry the reader through.’'Yorkshire Evening Post
'Nobel minds, ignoble lives … The world of scientific research is the background for Erich Segal’s blockbuster … an entertaining read.'The Times