Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression (Paperback)Sally Brampton (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 282 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Brave and honest ... It must have been terribly painful to write it. But, golly, am I glad that Sally Brampton did * Independent *
She writes of her despair with such fluidity and lyricism * Observer *
Brampton's obsessively honest, angry account ... aims to explode the myth that depression happens only to losers ... This brave and moving memoir challenges all the cliches about mental illness ... All who know the pain of depression will find the book immensely useful, and so will their friends and relations * Sunday Times *
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