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Nulla è per sempre

3.79 of 5 stars 3.79  ·  rating details  ·  19,201 ratings  ·  452 reviews
Paige, Kat e Honey, tre giovani donne medico, amiche da tempo, vengono assunte in un grande ospedale di San Francisco. Affascinanti e vulnerabili, diventano spesso il bersaglio dell'invidia e dell'ostilità di alcuni colleghi e, a peggiorare la situazione, una catena di strani incidenti incrina la fama e la serietà dell'ospedale, compromettendo la carriera e il futuro delle ...more
Paperback, 346 pages
Published 2000 by Sperling & Kupfer (first published 1994)
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Jessa
It actually shocked me that I haven't really reviewed any book from my favorite author. Yes, Sidney Sheldon is my favorite author. Heard that right. Quite surprising for a 14 year old who's fond of reading Young Adult fiction, eh?

This book was actually gripping. Everytime I let go of it, it makes me wanna cradle it in my arms and murmur, "I'm sorry for putting you down. Let me continue reading you." So this story was mainly about a female doctor who had a patient who seemingly hates her. And thi
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Salymar
“You have two choices. you can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important.” —Sidney Sheldon, Nothing Lasts Forever

Once again, I owe my life to Sidney Sheldon (over-reacting mode).
I can’t find enough words to say because it would be too repetitive. I have read twelve (12) of his outstanding novels and this is by far, his BEST! I cannot recommend it highly enough. It’s too breathtaking! I cried when I finish
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Janie Johnson
Sidney Sheldon is a first time read for me and I have to ask myself why I had never picked up one of his books before now. I think that he is a brilliant writer and I am glad that I finally had the opportunity to pick up one of his books. I was totally engrossed in the story and really hated for it to end.

In this book we have the stories of 3 different female doctors working in the same hospital. Dr. Paige Taylor, who is on trial for the murder of a patient that she testifies was a euthanasia, D
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Crystal
If I had to choose one of his books to call my utmost favorite I would have to say this one.

Again and again he did. He delivered a fast paced keep you on the tip of your toes turning the pages as fast as you can story.

Every single one of the lady doctors in this story captured me and held me in prison locked up in their strengths, heartaches, and abilities.
This story was like no other that he wrote before.

With every page you turned there was so much more going on. The drama, the affairs, the l
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I've always loved a good suspense and mystery. After all, I grew up reading Sherlock Holmes rather than reading Princess stories.

All through out my high school year, I read all of Sidney Sheldon's books starting with Tell Me Your Dreams. I was hooked after the first page. No kidding. Sheldon can do that to you.

Nothing Lasts Forever is one of my favorite books. I still remember my struggle with this one. A classmate has a copy of this beauty and I know she doesn't read novels much alone our text
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Mary
Nov 04, 2012 Mary rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes contemporary mysteries
Recommended to Mary by: Library Book Sale
Three female doctors begin five years in training at Embarcadero County Hospital in San Francisco. The story, set against hospital and courtroom, chronicles their lives together and their struggle against those who are determined to see that they don't succeed.

Dr. Paige Taylor - After she inherited a million dollars from a patient whom she 'helped to die' at their request, the District Attorney charged her with murder.

Dr. Kat Hunter - She vowed never to allow a man to get too close to her again.
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Saurabh Sharma
This was my first Sidney Sheldon novel and I am pleased to admit that despite my lofty expectations, I was not disappointed. In fact "Nothing Lasts Forever" is a fast paced, thrilling and riveting novel. I found it simply unputdownable and seriously can’t remember the last time I finished a 400 page book in a matter of two days. The way Sidney Sheldon builds suspense, from the very first page which opens right in the middle of a court hearing, where a certain Dr. Paige Taylor is being tried for ...more
Kenneth Mamuad
The book is fast paced alright but Sheldon didnt fail to let me see whats really going on inside an operating room and how women are treated when they step inside a man's dominated profession (which I dont know if still the same case on today's era). The typical Sheldon finale surely blowed my mind because it was the 'she's-screwed-and-hopeless' scene but again he casted his own magic. Im not trying to be smartsy pantsy on this review but Sheldon did a great job and after reading this novel I ca ...more
Renata CR 	❀Bluetulip❀
Este já é o terceiro livro que leio do Sidney Sheldon e como as outras obras, adorei. Gosto do começo já ativo e sem descanso. E se estende assim até o final do livro. Quando você acha que vai melhorar a vida dos personagens, não é bem assim que acontece e na última frase de algum parágrafo, tudo muda. Bem, mais um livro que prende a atenção, de leitura agradável e rápida.
Erin
started 5/19/09

Oh, Lord, I am DONE with this! I don't think I can give it any stars....can't say I liked but can't say I didn't like it either, because it sure was entertaining! If I hadn't had to work, this book would have been finished within 24 hours.

Like I told Bob, I should have left Sheldon in my pre-adolescent childhood, because I never realized just how overly dramatic and "soap opera-ly" he is. The dialogue is horrible and superficial. There is no depth to the story at all. We won't eve
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Allen Grace
I absolutely love this book. I know for a fact that Sheldon writes a very tragic ending in some of his novels I read, so much that I was not prepared for the surreal, for the "all's well ends well" feeling I felt after.

Paige Taylor, Kat Turner and Honey Taft were doctors by profession, and the friendship spurted amidst their different personas and the kind of friendship they have is more closely to sisterhood. Each of them may have their own struggles in life, battles yet to endure and problems
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Mike
I've never read any Sidney Sheldon before, but he does a wonderful job of drawing the plot along. Most mysteries are pretty straight forward -- sure there are plot twists, and the mystery may be hard to guess, but the way the story itself is written is pretty straight forward. In this book the author actually switches it up a bit, starting the story with a scene from the court case which leaves you with one possible interpretation of the facts, and you spend the rest of the novel learning whethe ...more
Ashwani Pandey
Well, all thanks to this novel for it added all the necessary ingredients to make my trip back home an awesome one and yep thanks to my dear friend too who suggested it to me. It was my first novel of Sidney Sheldon and ye i loved the story telling and i am already on my way for his second novel "If Tomorrow Comes" and i am sure i would love this one too.

The story has many things in it, ranging from male dominance to how bad someone's greed can be, to how hard a doctor's life is. Starting with
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Bhareh
داستان درباره سه پزشك زن است. دكتر پيچ تيلور جراح قلب متهم به قتل بيماري كه از او يك ميليون دلار به ارث برده است. دكتر كيث ترنر سياهپوست، بسيار خوشاندام و از مردان فراري. دكتر هاني تافت ا زخانوادهاي سرشناس پر از راز و رمز. آنها به مدت پنج سال در بيمارستان امباركادر در سانفرانسيسكو كار ميكردند و با هم همخانه بودند. داستان در دادگاه و بيمارستان ميگذرد. زمانيكه پيج در دادگاه براي نجات زندگي خود ميجنگد، داستان به عقب بازميگردد و رازها گشوده ميشوند. ...more
Rebecca
Oct 29, 2007 Rebecca rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Yinka Adewunmi
Smn shud pls get a copy of dis book.U'll almost die of suspense.D book is da bomb
Avanthika
Nothing last forever. Literally nothing.
Sidney Shelton _/\_ This guy has got something magical about the ink with which he writes his books ! I'm still wondering the way he wrote this novel, with all those confusing-latin medical terms :O
Controversial Euthanasia(mercy killing) drives the plot here. So-Beautiful Dr.Paige Taylor is behind the bars for killing her patient John Cronin under his plea for Euthanasia. He leaves a will for one million dollars to Paige and that turns the scene against Pa
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Serene Wong
Typical Sidney Sheldon. Always writing about a heroine in his stories.
However, it's the reason why I loved reading his novels.

Nothing lasts forever is a medical thriller revolving around 3 women, all of whom were capable and dedicated to their professions in a male dominated field. The 3 women faces problems and dilemmas in their own personal lives before they embark on the medical profession as a doctor. Each of them must learn to embrace themselves and learn about the true meaning of saving li
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Linda Shrum
Read this nook while my sone was in the hospital. Ironic that it is about doctors and hospitals. Sidney sheldon is a very easy read, always. Something that just flows and it is over before you realize it. This book was written in 1977 and is still as good as ever. I read it back then as well but didn't truly remember all of it.
Ajitabh Pandey
This book is about three young medical intern girls who were working in a county hospital in San Fransisco. One of them almost closed the hospital down, one murders a patient and inherits the one million dollars and one got herself murdered. In between this the author has demonstrated the then mental make up of American people that how hard it was for people to "not accept" female doctors and always to treat females as an object of sexual desires.

The book started little slow but picked up pace g
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Meghant Parmar
It's a cat and a mouse game for three young doctors at a San Francisco Hospital. When all of them get together and join as internees there are different perspectives of future that lay ahead for them. So whether they will be able to live up to the reality or not that's the big question? Or will they succumb in style? That's what the story is all about.

The story is set at a furious pace and an uncanny setup of a hospital adds to the curiosity. The book portrays three lives and through their eyes
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Pakhi Dutta
'Nothing Lasts Forever' was my first Sidney Sheldon. My Mom,who is herself an avid reader, was always talking about how in 6th Grade she had read almost all her books. Sidney Sheldon had always had a sense of mystery for me. So most of the credit goes to Mom who had made the author so mysterious for me that I couldn't resist but pick up the book from my School Library.

I guess the plot and the characters were okay, nothing very new for me. I came to know that Sidney Sheldon's stories mostly revo
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Rajan
It is a great crime novel clinging to your eyes until you finish it. I started on the day just before my English exams in 12th. Well my exam didn't stop me from reading this book. Whole night i was eager to finish it in the first place.

Well, about the book, it is a marvelous book in the crime fiction. the best part that i loved in this book is that finally when paige taylor is brought to the court of law, the person she had thought to loathed her most, comes to her rescue.

A fine compose of love,
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Karen Keinberger dowling
Wow! Such a page turner. Kept me up late,got me up early for a few minutes here and there...need to read more Sidney Sheldon
Spruha
This is just my second Sidney Sheldon book after 'Bloodline' and I'm in absolute awe and love with his writing. The story is amazing. Sheldon has been thorough with the study part. In this book you get a peek into the life of doctors. The story revolves around three women doctors. Their struggle surviving in the times when women in the field of medicine were only nurses, their handling of the male dominated workplace and male attention at the Embarcadero County Hospital is inspirational and thei ...more
Uzma
An engaging thriller.
Chazzle
Nothing Lasts Forever, by Sidney Sheldon - 3 stars. A bit too hospital-centered, and too many vignettes, instead of toeing the "beginning - middle - end" line. But, great, emotion-packed ending.
Debbie
The book is about three young females training to become the first female doctors in Embarcadero County Hospital. All three face trouble not only from the male doctors who treat them as bate, but the new people who come in their life and bring up the doctors unpleasant past. Dr. Paige Taylor committed euthanasia but the D.A brings her to court because they believe she killed the patient for a million dollars. The book goes through her love drama and pain and her struggles at the hospital and her ...more
Rodgine Ruiz
I so love Jason Curtis. I wanna marry him. Paige is brilliant! Honey's a.. jinx? And Kat. Phew! Kat's so stupid. I'm not surprised. All Kats that I know are stupid. Mehehehe~
Deborah
Pure soap opera, but I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Morgan Gao
I think that nothing lasts forever is a splendid book. it was really a 'hard to put down book'. it took me only three days to finish it. Sidney Sheldon really is an amazing author. My second book of his was rage of angels which was also really good and I thought nothing could beat it but when I read nothing lasts forever I think of the greatest book he ever wrote and how gripping it might be. I couldn't believe how mean and selfish Alfred was. I think a lot of people's favourite doctor might hav ...more
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Was an American writer who won awards in three careers—a Broadway playwright, a Hollywood TV and movie screenwriter, and a best-selling novelist. His TV works spanned a 20-year period during which he created I Dream of Jeannie (1965-70), Hart to Hart (1979-84), and The Patty Duke Show (1963-66), but it was not until after he turned 50 and began writing best-selling novels such as Master of the Gam ...more
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