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Quite Ugly One Morning

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 01 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:0207255a
  1. Alisdair McNeill, fourth year medical student1
  1. 1Edinburgh University

Christopher Brookmyre is one of Scotlands foremost young authors, his acerbic literary career beginning with Quite Ugly One Morning, an irreverent tale of murder and money grabbing within the Edinburgh medical establishment.

Quite Ugly One Morning opens with hungover journalist Jack Parlabane locking himself out of his flat and attempting to get back in by lowering himself through an open window from the flat above. But, when he slips into his neighbours flat he …

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