The Divorce


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& Other Poems

By Andrew Aldred

ISBN: 978-1-78382-256-0
Published: 2016
Pages: 46
Key Themes: Mental Health, Poetry, Relationships


This book covers a variety of topics. These include urban life, health and wellbeing, alcohol abuse, breakdown of a relationship, war and politics and a lot more besides. The author has moved on from his last book which was more about prison, hospital and the army to try and give his perspective on what he sees as normal life.

About the Author

Andrew Aldred is an ex-soldier and Falklands veteran. He became ill in the army and suffered a twenty year psychotic illness resulting in ten years in hospital. He suffers from depression, paranoia and a bipolar condition. His illness is treatable and he has come out of hospital some years ago and come off his Home Office section. He has held various jobs and currently works at Prestwich Hospital assisting in running Creative Writing and ICT courses. He has recently split up with his wife and partner of the last eight years and is currently getting divorced.


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