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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

After reading Mark Haddon’s book many years ago, and in all honesty not really able to remember the story line, I was intrigued on Friday evening to see how the book could be presented in a play.  How the audience would be able to understand Christopher’s autistic mind? Alongside portraying a range of themes, characters… Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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The Shock of the Fall

Filar’s The Shock of the Fall holds many characteristics I least expected it to contain, it firstly brings a much closer relationship and understanding to schizophrenia then any book I have read. Allowing the stigma associated with mental illness to be removed as we follow Matthew’s journey and the cycle his life is now confined to. As an… Continue reading The Shock of the Fall