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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The rest was slightly above mediocre storytelling.

Everything flows together beautifully. Follows the lives of three young doctors fresh from medical school, and embarking on their new careers. Chen 8 episodes, Anyway, my favourite shorts were Winston and Contact Tracing, the latter made me rather emotional as the doctors and nurses had to undergo something so chillingly in their faces- an epidemic that I was too young to feel the weight of when it happened – the currs was really heartbreaking and reminiscent of a dark time for those in the medical field.

The author’s profession is illustrated as we follow the lives of four ambitious medical students as they embark on careers as young doctors. Jan 05, Hidaya Alatas rated it it was amazing. Although you do get some insight, in the mjraculous of whatever the current situation being painted is, you don’t really get to know the characters.


In other words, he tells his story like it often is, and miraculuos like we would wish it to be.

Bloodletting and miraculous cures

I just didn’t see a real difference between his four protagonists all doctors, all somewhat interchangeable. Maria 3 episodes, I feel around the tray, then the cart next to it. Yes No Report this. The last two stories were really bloodlettkng concepts doctors and nurses sick during the SARS epidemic, and what it feels like to really work an overnight ER shift but I’m still not a fan of the style of writing.

Yet after this, she seems to be forgotten, her character left to languish without any development. Lam, sorry Giller Prize panel. Lam is an ethnic Chinese Cantonese – raise the roof!

Working in a hospital has definitely given me a different perspective on this novel than it would have otherwise. Some stories are interesting, but again, I would add it’s bloodpetting because of the writing per se which is readable but plain, not spare plain, just plain plainas much as the backstage peek at a Dr.

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The second half reduces the complex features of some of the protagonists into two-dimensional forms. Short stories are not really my favourite type of reading, but this was here, and I’d heard good things about it, so I read it.

Written by an author who has done just that, this book is a work of fiction that interweaves the stories of several aspiring young doctors and follows them through their professional lives. Was this review helpful to you?


There’s not a bad story among them. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone bloodlerting tablet!

OB Nurse 2 episodes, Couldn’t put it down! Oct 14, Lindsay rated it it was ok. It has great potential for use in medical education as a narrative that may spark interesting discussion of ethics and professionalism.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. The series will be called ‘Bloodletting’ and is due to start filming curds Toronto and Hamilton later this month. Did I fall asleep? Although the early stories succeed in making the reader care about the characters, the latter half of Bloodletting does not live up to its full potential for character development.

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I felt connected to each of them, and I wanted more when I finished the collection! TV Shows I Watch.

We also see some unique cases when they are in their residency or later in their career.