This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay

Brilliant book that is essential reading for anyone disillusioned or dismissive of the NHS and the work that hospital doctors do.

Not only is it a masterclass in funny, but it’s also a reminder that writing can sometimes matter deeply, if not Make A Difference. It is a highly empathic book that follows Adam’s 10 year career as a Junior Doctor, ending as his career did: suddenly and tramatically. He now makes a living as a comedian and script writer.

Recommended to me by Beth as one of the two best books she read in 2017. Incidentally, it was represented by Cathryn Summerhayes at Curtis Brown.

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