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7 edition of The Law of Similars found in the catalog.

The Law of Similars

A Novel

by Christopher A. Bohjalian

  • 152 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Harmony .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Thrillers,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Homeopathic physicians,
  • Legal stories,
  • Medical novels,
  • Women physicians

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7707528M
    ISBN 100517705869
    ISBN 109780517705865

      The Paperback of the The Similars (Similars Series #1) by Rebecca Hanover at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(17). Law of similars: (si-mil'ē-ă si-mil'i-bŭs kŭr-an'tĕr), The homeopathic concept expressing the law of similars (literally, "likes are cured by likes"), the doctrine that any drug capable of producing morbid symptoms in the healthy will remove similar symptoms occurring as an expression of disease. Another reading of the concept, employed by.

    Once opened, The Law of Similars is a hard book to put down." (The Boston Globe) "Bohjalian [has] a distinctive narrative voice, [an] artful hand with dialogue, and .   Read "The Similars" by Rebecca Hanover available from Rakuten Kobo. Gossip Girl meets The Umbrella Academy in this New York Times bestseller! This 5/5(3).

      "The Law of Similars is fast-paced and absorbing. Few writers can manipulate a plot with Bohjalian's grace and power."-"The New York Times Book Review From the number one bestselling author of Midwives comes this riveting medical thriller about a lawyer, a homeopath, and a tragic death/5(K). Bohjalian (Midwives, , etc.) returns to small-town Vermont for a meditation on grief and healing. But what begins with a strong voice and slow pace loses its center, becoming by the end fraught with strained dialogue and inconceivable plot. The reader meets Leland Fowler, Deputy State's Attorney in the village of Bartlett, two years after his wife's death.


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"The Law of Similars" is an astonishing novel about the hardships Leland Fowler faces when he loses his wife in a car crash, leaving him with grief and his young daughter. The most pleasurable aspect of this book is definitely the character development of Leland/5().

"The Law of Similars is fast-paced and absorbing. Few writers can manipulate a plot with Bohjalian's grace and power."-"The New York Times Book Review. From the number one bestselling author of Midwives comes this riveting medical thriller about a lawyer, a homeopath, and a tragic death/5(86).

Once opened, The Law of Similars is a hard book to put down."— The Boston Globe "Bohjalian [has] a distinctive narrative voice, [an] artful hand with dialogue, and [a] disarming gift for taking the reader into his confidence."—/5(34).

The Similars is one of my most anticipated books in I was always interested in clone concept, but the only book I read about it was Never let me go. The similars is a mix of everything: Twilight vibe, bullying trope, mystery, dystropian, none of which was on point, but it was a comfortable read/5.

As the wife of a holistic physician, I was immediately drawn to Bohjalian's newest book, The Law of Similars. Bohjalian approaches this somewhat controversial subject in an informative and enlighting manner.

The theory of like curing like is a "scary" approach to medicine, and Bohjalian teaches the reader the concept in a very captivating way 5/5(5). " The Law of Similars is fast-paced and absorbing. Few writers can manipulate a plot with Bohjalian's grace and power."-The The Law of Similars book York Times Book Review From the number one bestselling author of Midwives comes this riveting medical thriller about a lawyer, a homeopath, and a tragic death.

When one of homeopath Carissa Lake's patients falls into /5(89). Please be aware that this discussion guide may contain spoilers. The questions and discussion topics that follow are designed to enhance your group's reading of Chris Bohjalian's The Law of this riveting novel, a lawyer risks everything to protect a young woman whose practice of alternative medicine leads to a legal inquiry and raises profound questions about the links between hope.

The questions and discussion topics that follow are designed to enhance your group's reading of Chris Bohjalian's The Law of this riveting novel, a lawyer risks everything to protect a young woman whose practice of alternative medicine leads to a legal inquiry and raises profound questions about the links between hope and hubris, love and deception.

“The Law of Similars is a fast, fascinating read a book that grows upon reflection, moving from a simple story of alternative medicine to a thought-provoking tale of life, choices, and personal growth.”. "Like cures like," Carissa explained to me.

"That's essentially what we mean by the Law of Similars." Carissa Lake is a homeopath a practitioner of a form of alternative medicine that uses small amounts of herbs (that in large amounts would be deadly) to cure a variety of illnesses.

Law of Similars. The discovery of homeopathy dates back to the late eighteenth century when a leading physician in Germany named Samuel Hahnemann performed a very simple experiment. At that time, medicine was neither very systematic nor very effective in healing the sick.

"Like cures like," Carissa explained to me. "That's essentially what we mean by the Law of Similars." Carissa Lake is a homeopath a practitioner of a form of alternative medicine that uses small amounts of herbs (that in large amounts would be deadly) to cure a variety of illnesses.

About The Law of Similars “ The Law of Similars is fast-paced and absorbing. Few writers can manipulate a plot with Bohjalian’s grace and power.”-The New York Times Book Review From the number one bestselling author of Midwives comes this riveting medical thriller about a lawyer, a homeopath, and a tragic death.

When one of homeopath Carissa Lake’s patients falls into an allergy. This law of similars is seen prominently in the natural world. We see it from man to man. It is easily illustrated among the insane.

It is the secret of mind cure, and there and many instances of mind cure that are based on the law of : James Tyler Kent. ‎" The Law of Similars is fast-paced and absorbing.

Few writers can manipulate a plot with Bohjalian's grace and power."- The New York Times Book Review From the number one bestselling author of Midwives comes this riveting medical thriller about a lawyer, a homeopath, /5(30).

If you plan to read the book and want to be surprised, you may wish to read this review afterwards. (Rubrics in parentheses throughout this review were selected from the Complete Repertory by Roger van Zandvoort) Chris Bohjalian is a good storyteller, and The Law of Similars is a good story.

The Law of Similars Book Summary and Study Guide. Chris Bohjalian Booklist Chris Bohjalian Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Law of Similars; Leland Fowler meets Carissa Lake, a homeopath, after he has been sick for about six months with a “cold.” It probably doesn't help that he has been working full-time and raising his.

Do you think The Law of Similars will stir negative reactions about homeopathic medicine. How did it influence your own opinion of homeopathy. Chris Bohjalian has said that The Law of Similars is about forgiveness. How successful are the three main characters--Leland, Carissa, and Jennifer--at forgiving themselves and one another.

Homeopathy or homoeopathy is a pseudoscientific system of alternative was created in by Samuel practitioners, called homeopaths, believe that a substance that causes symptoms of a disease in healthy people would cure similar symptoms in sick people; this doctrine is called similia similibus curentur, or "like cures like".Claims: "Like cures like", dilution increases.

Bohjalian (Midwives,etc.) returns to small-town Vermont for a meditation on grief and healing. But what begins with a strong voice and slow pace loses its center, becoming by the end fraught with strained dialogue and inconceivable plot. The reader meets Leland Fowler, Deputy State’s Attorney in the village of Bartlett, two years after his wife’s death.

" The Law of Similars is fast-paced and absorbing. Few writers can manipulate a plot with Bohjalian's grace and power."-The New York Times Book Review From the number one bestselling author of Midwives comes this riveting medical thriller about a lawyer, a homeopath, and a tragic death.

When one of homeopath Carissa Lake's patients falls into /5(11)." The Law of Similars is fast-paced and absorbing. Few writers can manipulate a plot with Bohjalian's grace and power."-The New York Times Book ReviewFrom the number one bestselling author of Midwives comes this riveting medical thriller about a lawyer, a homeopath, and a .The Law of Similars: A Novel by Chris Bohjalian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at