First there's the actor who confuses himself along with his personality. Then comes the fellow struggling with amnesia…and the housewife who has spent all day wrestling together with her washer. this is often all in a day’s paintings for the neighborhood GP in a Kentish city. but having performed this for twenty-five years Richard Gordon may perhaps definitely be forgiven for often hankering after an early retirement. This hilarious novel relates the incidents and occasions in a hapless GP’s lifestyles – misadventures that experience someway avoided him from as soon as and for all changing his stethoscope for a fishing rod.
The writer: Richard Gordon is best-known for his hilarious ‘Doctor’ books and the long-running tv sequence they encouraged. Himself a professional health professional, he labored as an anaesthetist, ship’s health care provider after which as assistant editor of the British clinical magazine ahead of leaving scientific perform in 1952 to absorb writing complete time. a lot of his books are in response to those reviews within the clinical career and are all advised with the rye wit and candid humour that experience develop into his hallmark.