An Interesting Life
Chipmunkapublishing ltd, Jun 1, 2011 - 145 pages
DescriptionAn Interesting Life is the true story of a young man's struggle with mental illness through adulthood. The author was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1993. Following three admissions into hospital, his life became more stable despite the severity of the illness. After failing to take his medicine in the latter part of 2006, he became very ill and tried to kill a friend of his. This story is about those experiences and the ordeals of having to cope with the legal system. The author has also undertaken a number of unusual projects in recent years which add an interesting insight into the life of someone suffering with a severe mental illness. There is also mention of the author's interest in football and his hobby of collecting football programmes. About the AuthorGiorgio was born in London in 1964. He grew up in north London but moved to the southern part of the city at the age of nineteen. He worked as a fireman for seven years before being discharged on ill health grounds following a severe motorcycle accident. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1993 and has coped with the illness ever since. Writing has helped him through his illness and this is his first book.
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