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Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas

by Adam Kay

PUBLISHED: 15th October 2019
ISBN: 9781529018585
ANNOTATION:
From the multi-award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt comes Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, a brand new gift book that alternates between the hilarious and the heartbreaking, in a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line.
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PUBLISHED: 15th October 2019
ISBN: 9781529018585
ANNOTATION:
From the multi-award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt comes Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, a brand new gift book that alternates between the hilarious and the heartbreaking, in a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line.

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From the multi-award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt comes Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, a brand new gift book that alternates between the hilarious and the heartbreaking, in a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line.

Publisher Description

A short gift book of festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy bestseller This is Going to Hurt

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat . . . but 1.4 million NHS staff are heading off to work. In this perfect present for anyone who has ever set foot in a hospital, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious, horrifying and sometimes heartbreaking peek behind the blue curtain at Christmastime.

Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas is a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line, removing babies and baubles from the various places they get stuck, at the most wonderful time of the year.

'The perfect surgical stocking-filler' The Times

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Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat . . . but 1.4 million NHS staff are heading off to work. In this perfect present for anyone who has ever set foot in a hospital, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious, horrifying and sometimes heartbreaking peek behind the blue curtain. Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas is a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line, removing babies and baubles from the various places they get stuck, at the most wonderful time of the year.

Author Biography

Adam Kay is an award-winning comedian and author of the million-copy bestseller This is Going to Hurt. He previously worked as a junior doctor, which is hopefully clear by now. He lives in London.

Review

Matchless stories . . . funny, disgusting and moving Guardian Kay's fans will be delighted to discover that it is entirely as revolting, funny and moving as the first i-news The funniest book of 2019 The Mail Hilarious and heartbreaking Irish Times Contains Kay's unique alchemy of medical insight and cynical wit Daily Mirror Will have you crying with laughter Good Housekeeping A funny, poignant snapshot of humanity Radio Times Beyond hilarious . . . A small-but-perfectly formed follow-up to This is Going to Hurt, this Christmas-themed delight continues to capture the dark humour and dedicated work of NHS professionals everywhere Stylist Very, very funny -- Graham Norton The perfect surgical stocking filler. Jokes galore. This little book will no doubt cheer up the many readers who find it under their tree The Times Sunday Times humour book of the year Sunday Times

Review Text

The perfect surgical stocking filler. Jokes galore. This little book will no doubt cheer up the many readers who find it under their tree.

Review Quote

As hilarious as it is heartbreaking - and it IS heartbreaking (also hilarious)

Promotional "Headline"

From the multi-award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt, comes Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, a brand new gift book that alternates between the hilarious and the heartbreaking, in a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line.

Product Details

Author
Adam Kay
Pages
144
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
ISBN-10
1529018587
ISBN-13
9781529018585
Format
Hardcover
Year
2019
Publication Date
2019-10-17
Audience Age
18
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Subtitle
Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit This is Going to Hurt
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade