Ripples from the Edge of Life

April 27, 2018|
Ripples from the Edge of Life by Roland Chesters
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If, out of the blue, you were given just two weeks to live, how would you feel? What would you do? How would you prepare for the end? Who would you tell - and how?

This was the terrible position Roland Chesters found himself in in the late summer of 2006. He knew he was seriously ill - but had no idea he had both HIV and AIDS.

Luckily, Roland did not die. Expert medical help and his own determination not to give in saw him through. His life, though, had changed forever...

Ripples From the Edge of Life is Roland's account of a life-changing diagnosis and its impact on him and those closest to him. More than a memoir, Roland's story is not unique; ripples spread outwards, and this empowering collection gives voice to fourteen others who have survived similar traumatic diagnoses.

This book contains wisdom, hope, humour and inspiration in equal measure. It is an essential read for anyone living with a life-changing condition, and for those who support them.

Roland Chesters was born in the north of England to an English father and French mother and has lived most of his life in London. He graduated from the Royal Holloway College with a degree in Modern Languages and after a variety of jobs joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as a language-testing specialist. Following a diagnosis o...
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Title:Ripples from the Edge of Life
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:270 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.61 in
Shipping dimensions:270 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.61 in
Published:April 27, 2018
Publisher:Silverwood Books Ltd
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781781327098

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