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The multi-million copy bestseller Book of the Year at The National Book Awards
'Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable.' - Stephen Fry
Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a constant tsunami of bodily fluids, and the hospital parking meter earns more than you.
Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line. Hilarious,
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Produktbeschreibung
The multi-million copy bestseller
Book of the Year at The National Book Awards

'Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable.' - Stephen Fry

Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a constant tsunami of bodily fluids, and the hospital parking meter earns more than you.

Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line. Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking, this diary is everything you wanted to know - and more than a few things you didn't - about life on and off the hospital ward.

Sunday Times Number One Bestseller for over eight months and winner of a record FOUR National Book Awards: Book of the Year, Non-Fiction Book of the Year, New Writer of the Year and Zoe Ball Book Club Book of the Year.

This edition includes extra diary entries and a new afterword by the author.

  • Produktdetails
  • The Sunday Times Bestseller
  • Verlag: Macmillan Publishers International / Picador
  • Air Iri OME
  • Seitenzahl: 256
  • Erscheinungstermin: 4. April 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 197mm x 129mm x 16mm
  • Gewicht: 218g
  • ISBN-13: 9781509899470
  • ISBN-10: 1509899472
  • Artikelnr.: 51446531
Autorenporträt
Kay, AdamAdam Kay is an award-winning comedian and author of the multi-million-copy bestseller This is Going to Hurt. He previously worked as a junior doctor, which is hopefully clear by now. He lives in Oxfordshire.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
i: Introduction Chapter
1: House Officer Chapter
2: Senior House Officer Post 1 Chapter
3: Senior House Officer Post 2 Chapter
4: Senior House Officer Post 3 Chapter
5: Registrar Post 1 Chapter
6: Registrar Post 2 Chapter
7: Registrar Post 3 Chapter
8: Registrar Post 4 Chapter
9: Senior Registrar Chapter
10: Aftermath Section
ii: An Open Letter to the Secretary of State for Health Acknowledgements
iii: Acknowledgements
Rezensionen
I'd prescribe this book to anyone and everyone. It's laugh-out-loud funny, heartbreakingly sad and gives you the lowdown on what it's like to be holding it together while serving on the front line of our beloved but beleaguered NHS. It's wonderful Jonathan Ross