One Strange Practice A Trip Through a Medical Jungle by John Judge

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Written in English

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  • Fiction / General,
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  • Literary,
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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages153
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Open LibraryOL12372254M
ISBN 10159109299X
ISBN 109781591092995

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Ahem. Strange Practice is very much urban fantasy, but also its kind of side-stepping a lot of the usual tropes of that subgenre (which, lets face it, has become pretty trope-ywhich is totally fine!/5.

One star is lost because the English isn't as English as it ought to be. It is disappointing to have English people (in my mind) speaking American English laboriously.

Especially when it is easy to correct in a simple edit. Quite perplexing. In some instances, too distracting. Strange Practice will be a satisfying read for many different minds/5().

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I purchased this title to listen to on an upcoming car trip and already finished it-before my trip. I could not stop listening. Susanna Hampton does a fantastic job capturing the different characters' personalities.

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The set-up is rote and unsurprising. To make you want one more joke. With Halloween just around the corner, STRANGE PRACTICE by Vivian Shaw seemed like just the novel to review–with a plot full of vampires, ghouls, and creepy cultists, it’s a fun (and seasonally appropriate) many doctors, Greta Helsing (her family having quietly dropped the ‘van’) works hard to keep her solo medical practice afloat.4/5.

Strange Practice by Vivian Shaw. Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars. Genre: Urban Fantasy. Series: Book 1. Publisher: Orbit (J ) Length: pages. Author Information: Website | Twitter.

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Shaw introduces a fantastic crew of characters in the first book of her Dr. Greta Helsing. Strange Practice is the first novel in Shaw's debut series, the Dr. Greta Helsing Novels (and one really great demon)."— But most of all, and perhaps surprisingly for a book filled with monsters, Strange Practice has a lot of heart.

The characters clearly care for each other and their mutual investment in each other's well-being leads. Murderous monks run amok underneath London in this contemporary supernatural -four-year-old Dr.

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It ticks so many boxes: action, mystery, suspense, an exciting and different world adjacent to our own to name but a few. But the greatest elements of. Author: Vivian Shaw (Website); Susanna Hampton (Narrator) Format: Trade Paperback, e-book, e-Audiobook Length: 9 hours and 23 minutes; pages Publisher: Hachette Audio (August 3, ), Orbit (J ) ISBN: (Trade Paperback) Price: $ Series: Greta Van Helsing (Book 1) Rating 3Q - Readable, without serious defects.

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Greta Helsing, doctor to the undead, must defend London from both supernatural ailments and a bloodthirsty cult. Greta Helsing inherited her family's highly specialized and highly peculiar medical practice. In her consulting rooms, Dr. Helsing treats the undead for a host of ills.

Strange Practice A Dr. Greta Helsing Novel (Book): Shaw, Vivian: "Meet Greta Helsing, fast-talking doctor to the undead. Keeping the supernatural community not-alive and well in London has been her family's specialty for generations.

Greta Helsing inherited the family's highly specialized, and highly peculiar, medical practice. She treats the undead for a host of. Strange Practice (Paperback): Shaw, Vivian: "Greta Helsing inherited the family's highly specialized, and highly peculiar, medical practice.

In her consulting rooms, Dr. Helsing treats the undead for a host of ills--vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in barrow-wights, and entropy in mummies.

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4 by Vivian Shaw Start from the beginning. The other book has the pictures of daggers I was talking about, but this one talks about orders of various Swords.” One of them called itself the Order of the Holy Sword, which looks way cooler in Latin, like a lot of things.”.

Murderous monks run amok underneath London in this contemporary supernatural tale. Thirty-four-year-old Dr. Greta Helsing has run a very specialized clinic for five years after taking over for her late father, Wilfert Helsing: she treats the “differently alive” (aka vampires, ghouls, mummies, etc.) that roam in the shadows of London, keeping to themselves and avoiding the public eye.

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Strange Practice sits interestingly in the continuum of monstrous urban fantasy; different creeatures have different reactions to being a monster, and one of Shaw’s innovations is making those parallel to different kinds.

We’ve been a bit preoccupied with forthcoming books recently, and debuts in ’s why we were excited this morning to come across a few tidbits about one of the books we’ve been looking forward to—Strange Practice, the first book by Vivian Shaw, due this summer—over on the Orbit Books blog.

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