The Good Doctor - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Damon Galgut
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Chapter 1 Summary

The story opens with the arrival of young Dr. Laurence Waters at the hospital. He is greeted by the cynical Dr. Frank Elf who has already been working there for some time.

Frank's first impression of Laurence is that looks too young, lost and bewildered and that Laurence just won't last. Laurence is a confused by the unkempt hospital office with its pink walls, wilting plants and lack of patients. Frank takes Laurence to the rather austere bedroom that they will share. Initially, Frank had been less than happy at the prospect of sharing his room with someone, but eventually he accepted the idea. Once in the room, Laurence shares his bewilderment at the condition of the hospital and the town with Frank. Frank obviously had a similar experience upon his arrival. Frank tells Laurence that the way that the town was created...

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