The Laws of Invisible Things Shortly after divorced doc Michael Grant moves to a new town, a young girl suddenly dies in his care. Then the girl's father perishes in… The Laws of Invisible Things Shortly after divorced doc Michael Grant moves to a new town, a young girl suddenly dies in his care. Then the girl's father perishes in… 2004-04-02 Fiction
Book Review

The Laws Of Invisible Things (2004)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Apr 02, 2004; Writer: Frank Huyler; Genre: Fiction

Shortly after divorced doc Michael Grant moves to a new town, a young girl suddenly dies in his care. Then the girl's father perishes in a mysterious fire after showing bizarre symptoms unlike anything in the textbooks. Michael suspects he's caught the same illness -- though his colleagues are skeptical. Huyler, the author of a 1999 memoir about his day job as an ER physician, has penned a thoughtful novel with a mild case of the medical thriller. For all its genuine creepiness, though, Laws ends up as the literary equivalent of the sniffles; given the potential, wouldn't you prefer a bout of full-blown Crichtonitis?

Originally posted Apr 09, 2004 Published in issue #759 Apr 09, 2004 Order article reprints
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