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An informed and arrested debut novel about a young surgeon in crisis by a writer whose “exactitude of expression is rare and uncanny” (Rachel Cusk)

Nancy Mullion, an obstetrician gynecologist whose botched surgery has put a patient in a life-threatening coma, must face a medical tribunal to determine if she can continue to practice medicine. Nancy’s fears about both her patient’s chances for survival and whether she will be “undoctored” are palpable as, throughout four weeks of intense questioning and accusations, the physician directly confronts for the first time her work as an abortion provider—how it helps the lives of others but takes a heavy toll on her own.

Interweaving memories of Nancy’s English and American childhood and adolescence, Dirty Work creates an emotionally charged portrait of one woman’s life. The telling of seemingly untellable stories sets her free, as it can all women. Gabriel Weston has given us a truly original, courageous, and meaningful novel.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A lot of books are called ‘brave,’ and they aren’t. Dirty Work is.”

    Lionel Shriver, New York Times bestselling author of The Post-Birthday World

  • “Weston has an unwavering passion for the truth as well as the courage to tell it.” 

    Telegraph (London)

  • “Making Nancy self-aware allows Weston to explore a doctor’s feelings in a way that is nuanced and affecting.”

    Times (London)

  • “Perfectly measured doses of compassion, respect for human dignity and straight-talking attention to detail…A gripping read.”

    Observer (London)

  • A Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week, August 2014
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