Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas : Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit This is Going to Hurt

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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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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 118 x 186 x 22mm | 190g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main Market Ed.
  • 1529018587
  • 9781529018585
  • 597

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Sunday Times humour book of the year Sunday Times
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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 *
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About Adam Kay

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.
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