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Though the programme ended in 2018, Hussain’s poetic journey has gone stratospheric, hitting the Sunday Times charts with his debut collection Life Is Sad And Beautiful. I then hovered over them with a magnifying glass, which in this case was my pen, and began deciphering, analysing, breaking down every little thing that was affecting me and the way I feel. His words will remind listeners, that even in your lowest moments you can find the gold dust, Life is Sad and Beautiful will shift outlooks and stand as a powerful vehicle for growth and change.

Payments made using National Book Tokens are processed by National Book Tokens Ltd, and you can read their Terms and Conditions here.More than a decade later, Hussain’s debut collection Life Is Sad And Beautiful sold more than ten thousand copies within the first few months of its release, entering the Sunday Times charts upon publication, making him the first British Pakistani poet to hold such a position. By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and authorise Audible to charge your designated card or any other card on file. He's put so much of his heart in to the poems, especially those about the loss of his mother and his experience of depression.

Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH). Chapter two, My Problem Is I Care Too Much, ventures into the next phase of the author’s life when he starts to have an awakening with poems like the hard-hitting My Name Is Hussain, I’m Ashamed and Superheroes Needed: Apply Here. Come down the travelators, exit Sainsbury's, turn right and follow the pedestrianised walkway to Crown Walk and turn right - and Coles will be right in front of you. Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages.This is my life's work to this date, all my notes, my favourite pieces that have served me through my darkest nights and carried me through every moment of pain, suffering, anxiety, panic and hardship . Shelf Wear Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. Please note that in the event of a change to the schedule, or a cancellation, ticket holders will be refunded no later than 7 days after the event. His debut poetry collection is broken into 5 parts and will invite readers on his journey through depression, grief. One of the last thoughts we're left with is something the poet's mother told him about how she'd like her family to approach her death, after her experience of losing her own father when she was young.

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week we will be joined by The Original Mummy’s Boy, Hussain Manawer, to celebrate the publication of his debut poetry collection Life is Sad and Beautiful. Hussain is a poet and mental health campaigner who has channelled his grief at the loss of his mother into this heartbreaking and lyrical volume that consoles as much as it challenges. Chapter three, The Night Of 31 August 2017, is the turning point that revolves around the death of his mother and its aftermath with emotional poems that will connect with anyone who has lost someone.

We will post your book review within a day or so as long as it meets our guidelines and terms and conditions. Manawer has a wonderful message in this collection and I applaud him for writing such a heartfelt, hopefully letter in legacy of his mother.

Hussain Manawer is an acclaimed poet and mental health advocate who started his poetry journey through The Poetry Society’s national youth slam championship, SLAMbassadors. He most recently appeared alongside Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey in the mental health docu-series, ‘The Me You Can’t See’, alongside Lady Gaga, Glen Close and others. A gifted singer with a stunning voice, William knew his mother was fiercely determined that he should follow a musical career. Through the beautifully written words you get snapshots of his life from being a young man, to deep loss, depression and finding hope again. Since his father died two years ago, William has had to tighten up his insides and work hard to cheer his mother up" but at Cambridge, he made a real friend: "he is relieved that it seems all he needs to do to be liked by Martin is to be himself.Eyes may well up and throats may clog with emotion in later scenes: only the hard of heard will fail to be moved and uplifted by this exceptional debut novel. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc. To mark the end of the 2023 GCSE season, we are sharing a poem from that book that reflects on the end of school, brought to life by young actor Freddie Pearson.

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