Helene Sommerfeld is the pseudonym of a married couple living in Berlin, both of whom are professional writers. Many of their novels and non-fiction books were bestsellers. The unique energy and vitality of their books is due to their passion for medicine and their deep interest in historical characters and personalities coupled with a yearning to visit far-flung lands.
THE DOCTOR: STORMS OF LIFE
Munich, 1890. Ricarda is the first woman to open a doctor’s surgery. After a stroke of fate, she again crosses paths with Siegfried, who she was once in love with. She decides to accompany him to the German colonies. Meanwhile, Ricarda’s daughter begins her university studies in medicine and falls in love with a man guarding a dark secret.
When war breaks out, Siegfried and Ricarda are imprisoned by the Japanese, somewhere on the other side of the world. Ricarda then finds herself free and begins to fight for Siegfried’s life…