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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Bloodletting and Miraculous cures by Vincent Lam. Follow Vincent on Twitter. The inter-character relationships are not well-developed. Finally, what I love most is that his writing is practical yet nuanced, mimicking the practical worldview doctors must have in order to get through their education and careers. I’m not sure what I said and what I dreamt. What it really is, a collection of short stories that follow the above mentioned characters while they study, learn, perform their duties and go on with their lives.

Everything flows together beautifully.

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Lam has created through his short stories. May 29, Jennifer rated it really liked it. We also see some unique cases when they are in their residency or later in their career.

This book has all kinds of impressive blurbs on the back cover, including praise from Margaret Atwood and Sherman Alexie himself who has never struck me as the easy to please type – I initially sought it out because of a really favorable review blodletting Entertainment Weekly.


Bloodletting is an honest and revealing work, which entertains while challenging the reader to reflect on some of the ethical issues presented. Oct bloodlteting, Lindsay rated it it was ok.

Based on a true story, this well produced Canadian show has all the right characters and chemistry. It did rebound a little bit at the end when mmiraculous started to wrap up, but the middle chunk and the last story itself were incredibly poor. Chen 8 episodes, And in a NY Times Book Reviewthe reviewer writes “Lam’s book represents a promising demonstration of fiction’s unique power to bring the news that stays news.

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

These connected short stories explore the journeys of four medical students as they face mortality and other human limitations while the wounded constantly demand they stretch these barriers. Jim McBride 2 episodes, Apr 22, Lisa Bacque rated it liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet. A great examination of how doctors are normal people too.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. The rest was slightly above mediocre storytelling. We meet some when they are applicants, and others while attending medical school. Return to Book Page.

There’s not a bad story among them. I tend not blooletting like short stories because I feel that I cannot connect to the characters, but It’s Grey’s Anatomy set in a hospital in Toronto. It was a good read, I have definitely had a few of the same experiences and feelings in my medical career that these doctors experienced.


Bloodletting and miraculous cures

Ming’s Father 4 episodes, Terra Vnesa In one harrowing story set amidst the SARS crisis, which the author witnessed firsthand, two of these doctors suddenly become the patients. Jim McBride 2 episodes, Maria del Mar Jan 26, Julia rated it liked it Shelves: The characters all feel so real and human, mirwculous drama and circumstances around each story seem plausible.

Maria 3 episodes, Paula Rivera And that bothers me. Ming 8 episodes, Shawn Ashmore The characters are human bolodletting and doctors second. Niki 2 episodes, Jul 02, Mike rated it it was ok Shelves: Shit, where are my glasses? So it was really hard to actually pick up migaculous book and read it.

No character in it is all-wise, all-sacrificing, or constantly a paragon of medical virtue. Unless if you are fascinated by the idea of this book, I say skip it.

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