All Walks Of Life Reflects, Through Fiction, The Realities Of Living With An Illness Of The Mind In Contemporary Society From A Writer Diagnosed With Alzheimer S Disease Struggling To Finish His Story And Say Goodbye To His Wife, To An Elderly Woman Who Confronts Her Agoraphobia And The Great Outdoors, Each Story Provides A Window Into Conditions Experienced By Increasingly People Worldwide There Are Moments Of Sadness, Of Joy, Of Anger, Of Regret, Of Asking Over And Over The Reason Why To Fight It To Ignore It To Tell Everyone Else That It S Ok To Lie From Not Being Able To Sleep, To Not Being Able To Move Or Speak, Like Mary A Little Girl Who Tells You She Loves You By Blinking Three Times All Of These Conditions, All Of These Characters, Can Be Found In All Walks Of Life
MATTHEW SMALL is a fiction and non fiction writer In 2011, he was awarded first place in the Countryside Tales annual short story competition for his story, Lake View In 2012, Small was shortlisted for the Luke Bitmead Bursary in association with Legend Press His non fiction books, The Wall Between Us and Down and Out Today, are published by Paperbooks.
- 156 pages
- All Walks of Life
- Matthew Small
- 25 February 2017 Matthew Small