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Some Are Sicker Than Others by [Seaward, Andrew]
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Length: 390 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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About the Author

Andrew Seaward is an award-winning author, actor, and screenwriter. He has written and acted in a number of independent productions, including the critically-acclaimed short film, Drowning, which earned the prestigious Award of Merit at the 2010 Indie Fest. A recovering addict himself, Andrew understands the viciousness of addiction. As a result, he has dedicated his life to removing the unfair stigma associated with addiction by encouraging fellow addicts to celebrate their recovery through artistic endeavors. For more information on Andrew and his projects please visit: www.portraitsofaddiction.com

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 900 KB
  • Print Length: 390 pages
  • Publisher: Flophouse Books (5 Nov. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007B7GJGE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #395,440 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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This is unlike any other novel I have read. I mean this in the sense that the authors' own empathy and experience comes through in a dark and compelling way that makes it gritty and honest and leaves you thinking about it long after you have finished the story. It has great characterisation, a good build up & thankfully a well written and rounded ending to the story that leaves you satisfied and curious to read more from this upcoming author. I shall definitely be looking out for Andrew Seawards next title. I hope it's as full of emotion, suspense and undertones of dark humour as some are sicker than others. Great story and a great read.
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I read this pretty much in two sittings. It's got twists, crime, and suspense and takes the reader on a roller coaster ride throughout the story. Sometimes harrowing, sometimes exciting. I would recommend this to anyone that enjoys a good thriller with thought provoking content. I liked this writer's style and I found this not to be the typical cliché recovery story but hard hitting and impressionable. I won't forget this unique story in a hurry.
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This could only have been written by someone with personal experience of addiction. It's full of raw pain. It's completely harrowing, unimaginably moving, grabs you from page one and doesn't let go. It's wonderful. Andrew Seaward has a great gift, and I hope he's proud of himself for all he's achieved. This book is sure to help those with dependence or addiction problems; please buy it or get it from the library if you're struggling.
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Brilliant. Very well written and thought provoking. Highly recommended to anyone who is interested in what goes on in the mind of an addict and how their behaviour effects those around them and themselves.
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After their lives reach rock bottom, three 'addictive personalities' - Monty, Dave and Angie - coincide at a rehabilitation centre called Sanctuary in the scenic Colorado mountains. Their lives are inter-connected by tragedy but just how much remains one of the driving forces of the novel.

This is a hard-hitting and extremely well-written account of the reality of living with a drug or alcohol. Life is grim for people with serious addictions and Seaward isn't afraid to tell it like it is in his acerbic style. His writing is punchy, fresh and cliché-free with a thread of dark humour running through it. The micro details would suggest either first-hand experience or very heightened powers of observation - or perhaps both. His characterization and dialogue are spot on - I'm sure we've all met people like Dexter, and Nick is instantly memorable. Highly recommended though not for the faint-hearted or those who prefer a happy-ever-after ending.
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