P323 It is a story of grief, a story of pain - real pain, as Simon moves toward a treatment for chronic pain for some of his patients.
I enjoyed the book immensely, and know that I will pick it up and reread it again because even a few days after I've finished it...I'm still thinking about it.
A tight book, very well written; there is an economy of words, of scenes, that drive the story along, without deviations or unnecessary flourishes.
While this book was well-written, I had to make myself plow through to the end. It was a bit heavy on the medical jargon, but the story was a good one - well thought out and very... Read morePublished on November 14, 2011 by L. Lowe
Occasionally you come across a book that is deep, beautiful and compelling - but apparently had somehow slipped under the radar. Remedies is such a book. Read morePublished on May 25, 2011 by Linda A. White
This book is extremely well written with characters that stay with you after you finish the last page. It is a book about pain... Read morePublished on April 24, 2011 by Karen Mixon
I could not put this book down. There were unexpected story lines which kept me guessing and turning the pages until the wee hours of the morning. Read morePublished on April 16, 2011 by Cosima
I read only one book in the year after my son was born and this was it. While I had to skip some parts--I wish I'd known the whole of the plot before Ledger hooked me--I've not yet... Read morePublished on January 23, 2011 by Mpls reader
The story lines had such potential but the characters, the relationships and the stilted language simply left me cold. Read morePublished on December 26, 2010 by Vmkd2020
... this book didn't just grab me. I wanted to like it, because I recognize good writing when I see it. But I really didn't like this couple, esp. Simon. Read morePublished on November 23, 2010 by Noneofyourbiz
By all outward appearances, and in their own minds, Simon and Emily Bear lead a happy life. Simon is a successful doctor, beloved by his patients and staff. Read morePublished on November 12, 2010 by Avid Reader
You won't be able to put "Remedies" by Kate Ledger down from the beginning when you find out about Dr. Simon Bear's tragic loss. Read morePublished on September 29, 2010 by Ron Miller