Message of hope in account of depression

Underneath the Lemon Tree: A Memoir of Depression and Recovery by Mark Rice-Oxley. Little, Brown, €15. Reviewed by Jennifer O'Connell.

21st April, 2012
Message of hope in account of depression
Mark Rice-Oxley: at his best describing the impact his depression had on others.

Underneath the Lemon Tree: A Memoir of Depression and Recovery by Mark Rice-Oxley

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When journalist Mark Rice-Oxley first wrote about his depression in the Guardian, he was inundated with calls and emails from readers, radio producers and commissioning editors. The Daily Mail was one of the newspapers which paid to republish it, and he was mortified when his piece ran under the headline, 'How trying to be the perfect dad left me a quivering nervous...

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