The Serotonin Grand Prix


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By Alex Jenson

ISBN: 9781849910330
Published: 2009
Pages: 165
Key Themes: fiction, paranoia, mental health, friendship

A ram-raiding joyride of a read. Fasten your seatbelts; gritty, dynamic and relevant to these schizophrenic times – By Dean Cavanagh, Screenwriter

Brilliant. Thoroughly compelling, thought-provoking and comically dark – By David Hayes, Leeds Student Newspaper, Book Reviews


The Serotonin Grand Prix is a volatile race through the paranoid mind of Marko, a young man detained on a community mental ward, who is convinced he has been targeted for assassination.
His only friend is a toothless, psychotic heroin addict who wants the shirt off his back.
Most of the staff couldnt care less.
How would you survive your worst nightmare?

The Serotonin Grand Prix is a psychodrama that fuses elements of horror, black comedy and nonfiction in an uncompromising and gritty exploration of the paranoid mind.

You qre stuck at the back of Lifes starting grid; how badly do you want to win The Serotonin Grand Prix?

About the Author

The author is 34 years old. He holds a BA in broadcast journalism and a Postgraduate Diploma in Screenwriting from the Northern Film School. This is his first completed work of fiction. His world fell apart in 1999 after the death of his life-long best friend, resulting in various spells of psychiatric care.

He is now completely recovered, works full time and lives in Leeds with his 2 cats. He likes funk music and early morning exercise.

Also a published poet as well as a qualified screen writer, he hopes to complete his second novel by the end of the year. He penned this book to offer hope to anyone suffering with mental health difficulties. People lose it for all kinds of reasons. But, there is always a way back.


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