Out on 06 February 2020

Quick Reads This Is Going To Hurt

Adam Kay

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06 February 2020
9781529034035
80 pages
Synopsis

This is not a new book but a specially adapted version of Adam Kay's bestseller This is Going to Hurt for Quick Reads. These short books are perfect for regular readers wanting a fast and satisfying read but are also ideal for adults who are discovering reading for pleasure for the first time.

Welcome to the life of a junior doctor. You work 97 hours a week. You make life and death decisions. You are often covered in blood (or worse) from head to toe. And the hospital parking meter earns more money than you do.

Adam Kay's diary was written in secret after long days, sleepless nights and missed weekends. It is funny, moving and sometimes shocking. This is everything you wanted to know – and more than a few things you didn't – about life on and off the hospital ward.

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

So clinically funny and politically important for supporters of the NHS that it should be given out on prescription

Guardian

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

Stephen Fry