Cathy Rentzenbrink on A Manual for Heartache

26 June 2017

​When Cathy Rentzenbrink was still a teenager, her happy family was torn apart by an unthinkable tragedy. In her new book, A Manual for Heartache, Cathy describes the experience of coming to terms with loss and a life forever changed, and the ways in which she was able to find joy in the world again. This is a warm and uplifting book that offers solidarity and comfort to anyone going through a painful time, whatever it might be.

In this video, Cathy describes the stages of grief, and shares the advice she would have given to her younger self.

A Manual for Heartache

A Manual for Heartache

Cathy Rentzenbrink was born in Cornwall, grew up in Yorkshire and now lives in London, where she works as a writer and journalist. She is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling memoir The Last Act of Love. Her new book, A Manual for Heartache is published in Hardback on 29th June 2017. 

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