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By Sigrid Rausing

ISBN-10: 0451493125

ISBN-13: 9780451493125

ISBN-10: 1101972610

ISBN-13: 9781101972618

A searingly strong memoir in regards to the influence of dependancy on a family. 

In the summer season of 2012 a girl named Eva was once came upon useless within the London townhouse she shared along with her husband, Hans okay. Rausing. The couple had struggled with drug habit for years, frequently below the glare of tabloid headlines. Now, writing with singular readability and discretion, Hans’ sister, the editor and writer Sigrid Rausing, attempts to make feel of what occurred.
     In Mayhem, she asks the tough questions these just about the realm of habit needs to face. “Who will help the addict, ate up via a shaming starvation, a necessity past keep an eye on? there is not any drugs: the medication are the drugs. And who may help their households, so implicated within the self-destruction of the addict? Who may also help whilst the very inspiration of ‘help’ turns into synonymous with an workout of energy; a familial police country; an finish to freedom, within the addict’s mind?”
     An eloquent and well timed try to comprehend the conundrum of addiction—and a memoir as devastating because it is riveting.

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