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The Serotonin Grand Prix is a volatile race through the paranoid mind of Marko, a young man detained on a community mental ward, who is convinced he has been targeted for assassination. His only 'friend' is a toothless, psychotic heroin addict who wants the shirt off his back. Most of the staff couldn't care less. How would you survive your worst nightmare?
The Serotonin Grand Prix is a psychodrama that fuses elements of horror, black comedy and non-fiction in an uncompromising and gritty exploration of the paranoid mind.
You're stuck at the back of Life's starting grid; how badly do you want to win The Serotonin Grand Prix?
About the Author
The author is 34 years old. He holds a BA in broadcast journalism and a Postgraduate Diploma in Screenwriting from the Northern Film School. This is his first completed work of fiction. His world fell apart in 1999 after the death of his life-long best friend, resulting in various spells of psychiatric care.
He is now completely recovered, works full time and lives in Leeds with his 2 cats. He likes funk music and early morning exercise.
Also a published poet as well as a qualified screen writer, he hopes to complete his second novel by the end of the year. He penned this book to offer hope to anyone suffering with mental health difficulties. People 'lose it' for all kinds of reasons. But, there is always a way back.
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The author is 34 years old. He holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism and a Postgraduate Diploma in Screen Writing from the Northern Film School, England. He is currently lives in Europe and is training to teach English as a foreign language.Review:
"A ram-raiding joyride of a read. Fasten your seatbelts; gritty, dynamic and relevant to these schizophrenic times!" --Dean Cavanagh, Screen Writer, Wedding Belles, Channel 4, UK.
"A thoroughly compelling, comically dark, dynamic and thought-provoking novella." --David Hayes, Leeds Student Newspaper, Arts review. May 2009.
"Alex Jenson is a brave writer. The subject of his novella, The Serotonin Grand Prix, is mental illness; a topic that some readers may shy away from. The book is thought-provoking, its volatile nature punctuated with moments of dark comedy." --Amy Smith, Forge Today Newspaper, Sheffield. Arts Magazine. February 2010.
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