Steven is a psychiatric nurse with an attitude problem, as well as one or two embarrassing secrets. Close to burn out, he struggles through a maze of flashbacks, rebellious impulses and mind-numbing events, gradually revealing a story of insidious madness. Not just a story, but also a heartfelt critique of modern values - seen through the comic lens of a professional on the brink.
Also by Leo Vine-Knight: Crazy
I hadn’t been sleeping well for weeks, going to bed dead beat, waking up in the early hours, and then remaining awake until four or five o’clock, when I would descend into a feverish stupor until the alarm went. I was constantly tired, sluggish and irritable, finding it harder than usual to concentrate, and carrying around a variety of aches and pains as I waded through the day like a Great War soldier waist deep in mud. A...