is the ‘author’ of
“I’m Keeping the Head”
“The Reluctant Torturer”
These are true stories.
Only the Who, the What, the Where, the When and the Why have been changed.
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Having been a fan of Andy Sparrow’s work for many years I was excited to read his first published book. Right from the first page he’s produced real relatable characters and sets up a great who dunnit plot that would keep you hooked even without the frequent references to the turn of the millennium setting (that gives the book a +5 nostalgia boost from me!).
The aspect of the story surrounding the characters battles with addiction feel very personal and Andy’s writing really gives you the emotional connection to feel like a partner or family member when they triumph or fail. For someone who has never been in that position these parts of the story might seem a little overwhelming but in many ways i think that is the point them and for the story it is important that the reader understands the battle, without glamourising the lifestyle of an active user.
All in all a great book that i would recommend to anyone over 18 and something i think should be put in film to give a wider audience a chance to appreciate it. When it comes to stories about drugs this isn’t trainspotting… it’s better as it shows how life can get better!