Cathy Rentzenbrink on A Manual for Heartache
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.
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.