There's something utterly fabulous about Murtagh's tome

There is something Absolutely Fabulous about Murtagh. The eponymous tome has traversed the decades and has defied the decline of printed text.

It is big; it is heavy. It is a book for the bookshelf, for those who still have bookshelves.

It can be treated with reverence, the pages turned carefully like a monk reviewing sacred scrolls. Or it can be a worker’s handbook.

Students and registrars arrive at the practice with Murtagh in their kit. It sits on their desk bearing coffee stains