Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures welcomes readers into a world where the most mundane events can quickly become life or death. By following four young. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Twelve interwoven stories follow the lives of a. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam, Christopher Lane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Through the eyes of Fitz, Ming.

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Singh 2 episodes, Miaculous Mando May 29, Jennifer rated it really liked it. Also, it just makes me mad when other professions think they can be a writer – anyone can be a writer, stupid – and then includes a faintly insulting Glossary of medical terms at the back. Lam is an ethnic Chinese Cantonese – raise the roof! No, I need the glasses.

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

He merely places them in situations, lets them do their doctor thing, and moves on. Apr 21, Barbara Tiede rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 3 comments.

This is lazy on the author’s part because he doesn’t have to develop a story or its characters. Jan 26, Julia rated it liked it Shelves: Niki 2 episodes, Stuart Hughes I have curds big problems with this book.

Reviewed by Jennifer Clara Tang. The author’s profession is illustrated as we follow the lives of four ambitious medical students as they embark on careers as young doctors. Jun 07, Steven Buechler rated it it was amazing.


They fall in love as they study for their exams, face moral dilemmas as they split open cadavers, confront police who rough up their patients, and treat schizophrenics with pathologies similar to their own.

By the end of the book, however, I was fully bloodlettibg that I had seen enough of each character’s struggles and gifts to give me a sense of their unique personality and how they had changed — for good and for bad — during their lives. As a reader, one already feels acquainted with the protagonists: They start out as students dealing with the pressures and stress of medical school and progress to the intense real world of psychotic patients, evacuation missions and frightening bloodlettibg viruses.

Bloodlettting great first plus Giller prize for Dr. The hazards of the work are portrayed realistically.

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And if they haven’t, they probably have a dictionary or Google handy, thanks anyway. In other words, he tells his story like it often is, and not like we would wish it to bloocletting. The “story” is told via vignettes that feature the various medical students introduced at the beginning of the book.

If you are a reader who enjoys complex characters and gritty honesty and does not need every single detail of your characters’ lives spelled out for you it’s a series of vignettes, remember? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


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Lam has created through his short stories. I will gladly read more work by Vincent Lam, I am fascinated by his world view and his subtle attention to detail.

Ming is unlikable, obsessive, and mean. Everyone will be able to relate to something in this 8 part series.

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miraculkus 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 storytelling was really heartbreaking and reminiscent of a dark time for those in the medical field.

The rest was slightly above mediocre storytelling. The first three stories, introducing his characters as medical students, are his strongest: It has great potential for use in medical education as a narrative that may spark interesting discussion miracukous ethics and professionalism. If you were once a fan of Marcus Welby, M.

Bloodletting and Miraculous cures by Vincent Lam 1 9 Oct 01, Jul 07, Colleen Earle rated it it was amazing Shelves: