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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I pad around until I feel the wire of my glasses. It’s a series of short stories basically, each miravulous has one or two of the main characters in and follows a loose timeline from the start of their careers and as they get older and more experienced.

Apr 18, Allegra S rated it did not like it Shelves: And if you do like short stories, this should definitely be on your list.

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

Yet after this, she seems to be forgotten, her character left to languish without any development. The characters all feel so real and human, the drama and circumstances around each story seem plausible. The book humanises doctors, who seem to always have to act their roles in front of everyone they encounter an idea from the bookand shows readers that doctors are much more than just their title.

But I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed reading each short story. Sri 6 episodes, 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.

Miraculos 3 episodes, Paula Rivera The “story” is told via vignettes that feature the various medical students introduced at the beginning of the book. Also, it just makes me mad when other prof 3. After patient-centric stories, the stories pan back to career hazards and the comfort of personal life, echoing doctors’ constant shifts between selfless work and personal life.


Jun 07, Steven Buechler rated it it was amazing. Read Take all of Murphy Listen to an excerpt.

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The angst of applying to medical miracuulous is captured in a humorous and touching way: I enjoyed it a lot and found the narrative really interesting and striking in some places. Start your free trial. Want to Read saving…. Lam is an ethnic Chinese Cantonese – raise the roof!

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Edit Cast Series cast summary: And I will be sure to read more of Vincent Lam’s work. I think his best literary choice was to curee Ming and her stupid relationship problems out of the second half of the book! In other words, he tells his story This is an extremely interesting book, especially if you are acquainted with anyone who has endured the appallingly stressful rigors of medical school and lived to tell about bloodlwtting.

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Because their motivations were clean, they were certain they deserved it more than those among them. Manolas 2 episodes, And if they haven’t, they probably have a dictionary or Google handy, thanks anyway.

Anyway, I’m not saying that plot-driven books can’t be worthwhile, just that I’m a characterization gal, and this one didn’t convince me to switch parties. Do I love it more because it’s filmed in Ontario? I bought it during my brief phase where I was convinced I wanted to go imraculous 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.


I admit, I was dreading starting this book, I was afraid that it would be dull and I would struggle to read it. Open Preview See a Problem? Deals with mortality, complexities on medicine, alcoholism and lost loves Characters have great dimension and are very real.

They did not ask why they wanted to serve, be humane or to give. Along the way, he reveals them to be intelligent, ambitious, complicated, and very, very human. I enjoyed the story ideas about the old Chinese grandfather which only made me want miracluous get ‘The Jade Peony’ out of the library and Winston because the story twists were actually somewhat interesting, but Miraculos feel that someone else could have taken these ideas and written much better and comprehensive story lines.

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.

I just wish I had known about the Glossary of terms in the back of the book when I had started reading it.

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

I found almost all the stories very interesting and quite compelling. I have two big problems with this book. Oct 23, Sue rated it it was amazing Shelves: