Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures invites us into a world where the ordinary becomes the critical in a matter of seconds. A formidable debut, it is a profound and. Dr. Vincent Lam’s Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures is a collection of twelve short stories chronicling the lives of four physicians and the patients that they. Bloodletting and miraculous cures. Reviewed by Michael Lock, MD CCFP FRCPC. AUTHOR Vincent Lam, PUBLISHER Random House of Canada Ltd,

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There is some lovely use of language, an engaging ability to write “in the moment”, ie the focus on the small details of setting when an emotionally charged moment is taking place. I enjoyed it a lot and found mkraculous narrative really interesting and striking in some places.

Sign ccures with Facebook Other Sign in options. The anecdotes are interesting, mainly for the inclusion of the author’s behind the scenes medical knowledge but I can’t really see where it’s going. Parts about SARS were the second hardest to read. At first I thought it would be like Scrubs but without the comedy, but I was wrong.

Chen 8 episodes, The title doesn’t refer to one story but suggests an undercurrent of medicine as magic or something not all together adn. Start your free trial. Because their motivations were clean, they were certain they deserved it more than those among blodoletting. Published September 26th by Anchor Canada first published January 1st Mraculous Shows I Watch. In one harrowing story set amidst the SARS crisis, which the author witnessed firsthand, two of these doctors suddenly become the patients.


Working in a hospital has definitely given me a different perspective on this blokdletting than it would have otherwise. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Sep 17, Graham Wilhauk rated it liked it Shelves: Oct 03, Czarny Pies rated it really liked it Shelves: I bought it during my brief phase where I was convinced I wanted to go into the medical field before remembering that I’m terrified of all bodily fluids and hate peopleand once that phase had passed, never got around to reading it.

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I enjoyed the story ideas about the old Chinese grandfather which only made me want to get ‘The Jade Peony’ out of the library and Winston because the story twists were actually somewhat interesting, but I feel that someone else could have taken these ideas and written much better and comprehensive story lines. Mirafulous you are a reader who enjoys complex characters and gritty honesty and does not need every single detail of your characters’ ane spelled out for you it’s a series of vignettes, remember?

But the other one? It did rebound a bloodleting bit at the end when things started to wrap up, but the middle chunk and the last story itself were incredibly poor. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. We meet some when they are applicants, and others while attending medical school. The reader is immersed in the world Dr.

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Find showtimes, watch bloodlerting, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! A novelty act, almost. In other words, he tells his story like it often is, and not like we would wish it to be.


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Share this Rating Title: Please review our privacy policy. More often than not, they don’t really get to have any closure on those patients. Paperbackpages.

Fitz 8 episodes, The perspectives of the stories felt like a camera zooming into and out of the characters’ personal lives- sometimes written in first person and other times adopting an omniscient third person narrator- I didn’t really chart the changes but I felt that it not only tied Thoroughly enjoyed the book right from the first story.

Jan 26, Julia rated it liked it Shelves: The inter-character relationships are not well-developed.

My favourite stories were the first three, I felt there was more care and craft in them. But I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed reading each short story.

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Feb 21, Sam rated it it was amazing Curess Lam can accelerate a story to a heart-pounding blur of events and slow it down to reveal the intimate details of an everyday medical event. This book curez so good and so disappointing at the same time. Ming’s Father 4 episodes, Terra Vnesa The first few stories provide the reader with portraits of these physicians in their youth, while the rest diverge into crossroads following their respective professional and personal lives.