Doctors and Nurses
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Doctors and Nurses

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The tranquillity of a rural backwater - SHATTERED! The ancient arts of medicine - EXPOSED! Her darling cleft-chinned doctor - FORCED TO FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE! It was a time of wiping. A time of bandaging. 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...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 128 x 190 x 18mm | 140.62g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747585806
  • 9780747585800
  • 1,252,887

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.show more

Review quote

'As lunatic and splenetic and distinctive as anything that will be published this year ... I begin to suspect she may be some sort of genius' Daily Telegraph 'It is somehow hard not to be optimistic in the hands of a writer so angry and intelligent ... Doctors & Nurses is a novel bracingly alive, making more polite books cadaverous by comparison' Guardian 'Both a howl of rage and an absolute scream ... a short, sharp tale of lust, self-loathing and involuntary euthanasia, with the emotional volume cranked right up throughout and the jokes coming thick and fast. Ingenious and hilarious' Time Out 'Hilariously, eye-wateringly funny ... I have found a new hero in Lucy Ellmann' Scotsmanshow more

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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