10 min

S5 E8 Laura Best Book Me

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Season 5, Episode 8

After 15 years in a psychiatric hospital, Elizabeth has been pronounced "well" and released to a group home.

With no memory of what led to her institutionalisation, she sets out to find the significance of names and words in her notebook.

Through first-person accounts by Elizabeth and her family, Laura Best has crafted a gripping novel describing the disintegration and eventual healing of a mind and relationships - before and after events in the early 1960s.

Costas Halavrezos interviews Laura about the challenge of creating Elizabeth's changing mental landscapes.

Season 5, Episode 8

After 15 years in a psychiatric hospital, Elizabeth has been pronounced "well" and released to a group home.

With no memory of what led to her institutionalisation, she sets out to find the significance of names and words in her notebook.

Through first-person accounts by Elizabeth and her family, Laura Best has crafted a gripping novel describing the disintegration and eventual healing of a mind and relationships - before and after events in the early 1960s.

Costas Halavrezos interviews Laura about the challenge of creating Elizabeth's changing mental landscapes.

10 min

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