On the Bright Side 3


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On the Bright Side 3

By Andrew Aldred

ISBN: 9781783824069
Published: 2018
Pages: 56
Key Themes: Mental Health, Mental Illness, Paranoid Schizophrenia


This book contains some forty poems about current affairs, urban life and some more personal aspects of Andrew Aldreds life. It also has six short stories of a dark nature involving murder, criminality, drug abuse and terrorism.

About the Author

Andrew Aldred grew up in Bolton and went to Bolton Grammar School before joining the army in 1982, where he served in Germany and the Falkland Islands. He left the army late in 1985 suffering from a variety of mental problems and getting a medical discharge. He got an education after leaving the army and has worked as a mentally ill man in several jobs. He is in remission from cancer and hopes to make a full recovery. He spent twelve years in secure mental hospital and some time in prison after stabbing his father in 1997.


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