The Lady Doctor – Ian Williams’ Tale of Rural Practice is All the More Affecting for the Fragile Humanity it Encapsulates

 Andy Oliver of Broken Frontier  shares The Lady Doctor by Ian Williams.

The Lady Doctor is a book of self-discovery as Lois comes to terms not just with who she is and who she has become but with the forces that shaped her too. There’s also an underlying anger here as well, though, as the strains of life on the GP frontlines are portrayed with a raw honesty and the spectre of the gradual destruction of the NHS looms large throughout. Social commentary is an integral part of Williams’ work, effectively wrapped up here in the trappings of everyday, slice-of-life storytelling.’

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