The Morbids

Author(s): Ewa Ramsey

Aust Fiction

Heart-wrenching, heartwarming and ultimately uplifting--a story about the power of a little kindness. A story of friendship, love and what it means to truly live when, sometimes, it may seem easier not to. Caitlin is convinced she's going to die. Two years ago she was a normal twenty-something with a blossoming career and a plan to go travelling with her best friend, until a car accident left her with a deep, unshakable understanding that she's only alive by mistake. Caitlin deals with these thoughts by throwing herself into work, self-medicating with alcohol, and attending a support group for people with death-related anxiety, informally known as the Morbids. But when her best friend announces she's getting married in Bali, and she meets a handsome doctor named Tom, Caitlin must overcome her fear of death and learn to start living again. Beautiful, funny, and universally relatable this story of hidden loneliness and the power of compassion and companionship reminds us that life is an adventure truly worth living. 'Mental illness captured with remarkable nuance and skill: The Morbids is a lively and often very funny book, and one that is hopeful and heartfelt. It is an assured debut, and a book that will mean a great deal to many people.' - The Guardian

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General Fields

  • : 9781761067211
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : January 2022
  • : {"length"=>["19.8"], "width"=>["12.8"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 368
  • : 823.4
  • : English
  • : Paperback
  • : Ewa Ramsey