Doctors and Nurses

Doctors and Nurses

3.11 (54 ratings by Goodreads)
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The tranquility of a rural backwater is shattered! The ancient arts of medicine is exposed! Her darling cleft-chinned doctor was forced to fight for his life! It was a time of wiping, a time of bandaging, and of patients and their incessant needs. In a world where nurses never wash their hands, and doctors are the lowest of the low, one enormous nurse stands up for love - a nurse that will make you fart with fear! "Doctors & Nurses" is the medical romance to end all. With her characteristic wit and vitriol, Lucy Ellmann brilliantly anatomises our devotion to Hippocratic oafs.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 138 x 198 x 28mm | 340.2g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747580073
  • 9780747580072

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'Reading Ellmann is to be taken on a subversive adventure by a bad-tempered fairy' Telegraph 'Ellmann's wild humour and endlessly inventive imagination are as vehement as her subject matter... [she] writes with the knowingness and authority of someone who has plumbed the depths of despair and come up laughing - hysterically' The Times 'Shrewd, passionate, outrageous and very, very funny' Sunday Telegraph
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About Lucy Ellmann

Lucy Ellmann was born in America and moved to Britain when she was thirteen. Her previous novels are Sweet Desserts (which won the Guardian Fiction Prize), Varying Degrees of Hopelessness, Man or Mango? and Dot in the Universe. Lucy Ellmann lives in Edinburgh .
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Rating details

54 ratings
3.11 out of 5 stars
5 15% (8)
4 30% (16)
3 26% (14)
2 11% (6)
1 19% (10)
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