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The Scent of Dried Roses: One family and the end of English Suburbia - an elegy By Tim Lott

The Scent of Dried Roses: One family and the end of English Suburbia - an elegy
by Tim Lott

Tim Lott had a nervous breakdown after his girlfriend left him and he had resigned from his job. He returned to his working class roots to be nursed back to health by his mother. Shortly after he began to get better his mother committed suicide. This book uncovers a history of the changing attitudes to depression and mental illness in Britain.

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The Scent of Dried Roses: One family and the end of English Suburbia - an elegy Summary


Tim Lott had a bad nervous breakdown after his girlfriend left him and he had resigned from his job as editor of City Limits. He returned to his working class roots to be nursed back to health by his mother. Shortly after he began to get better his mother committed suicide...Time Lott uncovers a family history of depression which is also, in a fascinating way, a history of the changing attitudes to depression and mental illness in Britain.

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GOR001206168
The Scent of Dried Roses: One family and the end of English Suburbia - an elegy
Tim Lott
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1997-09-04
288
0140250840
9780140250848
Winner of J.R. Ackerley Prize 1997 Winner of Joe Ackerley Prize 1997
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