This Is Going to Hurt

  • by Adam Kay
  • Narrated by Adam Kay
  • 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Welcome to 97-hour weeks. Welcome to life and death decisions. Welcome to a constant tsunami of bodily fluids. Welcome to earning less than the hospital parking meter. Wave goodbye to your friends and relationships....
Welcome to the life of a junior doctor.
Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, comedian and former junior doctor 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 by turns, these diaries are everything you wanted to know – and more than a few things you didn't – about life on and off the hospital ward. And yes, it may leave a scar.
Read by the author, this audiobook contains exclusive extra features, including an interview with the author by comedian and author Mark Watson, and extra diary entries not featured in the book.


What the Critics Say

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


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Hilarious insight into the life of a junior doctor

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Couldn't recommend this book more highly, a must read for any soon-to-be or current medic.
Hilarious bite sized anecdotes from the under appreciated life of a junior doctor.

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Would recommend this book 100% to anyone vaguely interested in medicine or the current state of the NHS.

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- Lauren

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-07-2017
  • Publisher: Picador