Diary of a young doctor

Francis J Bowden
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb04111.x
Published online: 6 December 2010

If the secret of novelistic success is to write about what you know, then I am more than a little worried about Sanjaya Senanayake. The author, an infectious diseases physician at the Canberra Hospital who already has two popular medical texts to his credit, has thrown away his evidence base in this rollicking and licentious account of the intern year of the handsome Dr Manju Mendis.

  • Francis J Bowden

  • Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT



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