Reviews tagging 'Sexual assault'

A Kind of Magic, by Anna Spargo-Ryan

2 reviews

bek_p87's review

Go to review page

challenging emotional hopeful reflective medium-paced


I love Anna Spargo-Ryan's novels (and her Tweets), so it is no surprise that I find her memoir fantastic. But love is not quite the right word for this raw, honest, courageous, beautifully written, visceral description of mental illness. It is confronting and at times hard to read - I had to overcome my knee-jerk reaction of "not all doctors" at some of the retellings of terrible interactions with medical practitioners - but I learned things about myself, and perhaps more importantly, about how to better help my patients. Everyone - but particularly GPs, psychologists, psychiatrists, and mental health nurses - should read this book. 

Expand filter menu Content Warnings

fifinlayson's review

Go to review page

challenging dark emotional hopeful informative reflective sad medium-paced


Expand filter menu Content Warnings