Sharp

Sharp

David Fitzpatrick


David Fitzpatrick’s Sharp is a rare memoir—a attention-grabbing, stressful investigate the brain of a guy who, in his early 20s, begun slicing himself as a result of a serious psychological sickness. A fantastically written therapy of a robust topic, Fitzpatrick—whose signs incorporated severe melancholy and self-mutilation—writes movingly and in truth approximately his illness and conjures up readers together with his braveness, becoming a member of the literary ranks of Terri Cheney (Manic), Augusten Burroughs (Running with Scissors), Marya Hornbacher (Wasted), and Susanna Kaysen (Girl, Interrupted).

“A harrowing trip from self-destructive psychosis to a wary re-emergence into the flickering sunshine of the sane world….Fitzpatrick writes approximately psychological sickness with the unsparing depth of Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton but additionally with the hard-won self-knowledge of William Styron, Kay Jamison, and different chroniclers of ailment, restoration, and management…. A needs to learn, remarkably told.”
—Wally Lamb, writer of I be aware of This a lot is True

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