I bought this book (Kindle edition) because of Kindle pop up adds which held snatches of rave reviews from people I have actually heard of. jaw-dropping * New Statesman * At once hilarious and shocking, moving and irreverent, This Is Going to Hurt is a book that demands to be read. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. The arrival of the coronavirus, which makes it both risky and an ordeal to go to the store, has only sped up this process. Amazon Price New from Used from Jillian D'Onfro. He should have done more research before he went to medical school. 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. Please try your request again later. 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. Not funny, repetitive, cynical and an unpleasant read, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 January 2019. Definitely one of those 'un-put-downables.' He should have done more research before he went to medical school. The author starts off “After 6 years of training and a further 6 years on … 1-Click ordering is not available for this item. I can quite understand why enough was finally enough for this particular doctor, and wish him well in his new career.. I found it cynical, occasionally bordering on misogynist in his horrible descriptions of women and their bodily parts when they are at their most vulnerable (gynae detail in the book but perhaps not for a review but describing a womans vagina as a 'tw*t' is one such example). I found it cynical, occasionally bordering on misogynist in his horrible descriptions of women and their bodily parts when they are at their most vulnerable (gynae detail in the book but perhaps not for a review but describing a womans vagina as a 'tw*t' is one such example). The situation is now desperately and in many cases life-threatening deplorable. E-mail after purchase. Please try again. - Stephen Fry. The Fantastic Flatulent Fart Brothers' Big Book of Farty Facts: An Illustrated Guid... Why Mummy’s Sloshed: The Bigger the Kids, the Bigger the Drink, What a Flanker: The funniest sports biography you’ll read in 2020, More Ketchup than Salsa: Confessions of a Tenerife Barman, Elizabethans: The Sunday Times bestseller, now a major BBC TV series. I hope the book at least draws attention to that aspect of the authors writing but laugh out loud funny it is not. . Obviously, you want something reliable enough. Painfully funny. I’d say that right from the start Adam clearly wasn’t cut out for doctoring. The problem in this exchange equation isn't necessarily in the reward to the customer, good on you Amazon, but rather in the cost to the consumer. . I didn’t like this book. Of course Adam's humour is always welcome but it is a shame the National Health Service has lost one of its great Doctors. 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. E-mail after purchase. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. 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. 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