Key Themes: Mental Health, Depression, Bipolar, Manic Depression
This book covers a lot of issues in current society. These include racial issues, coronavirus, politics, royalty, television and personal issues. It attempts to give a subjective opinion of a lot of things that are going on at the moment, such as the war in Ukraine, which covers quite a lot of the book. You might not agree with everything this book portrays as the truth, but it is meant to be illustrative and entertaining.
About the Author
Andrew Aldred went to a grammar school and started his working life in the army at the age of sixteen. When he left the army at twenty, he had substantial mental difficulties, but he passed some A levels, an NVQ in business administration and an HND in computer studies before his mental illness got too much for him and he committed a crime, stabbing his father with a kitchen knife in 1997. He went to prison and then to mental hospital where he started writing poetry. He has since written twelve books and worked as a warehouseman, a mental health support worker, and he has taught creative writing. He got married in 2011 and divorced in 2016, and still has a loving relationship with his exwife who he cares for at present. His hobbies include gardening, DIY, and writing.