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Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 When the Music's Over : A Journey into Schizophrenia
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'Written in mental hospitals, in jail, and while its author was functioning in the community, this book is an intense, intimate portrait of the inner life of a schizophrenic. As soon as Burke finished this autobiographical "novel" in 1985, he took a massive overdose of drugs and ended a life that been plagued by paranoid schizophrenia for more than a decade.' (Publisher)

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Notes

  • Contains 'The Truth Effect', a stream-of-consciousness novel by Ross David Burke, with additional research and commentary on schizophrenia by Richard Gates and Robin Hammond.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: The Truth Effect
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Basic Books ,
      1995 .
      image of person or book cover 4539937029600109749.jpg
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      Extent: xii, 254p.p.
      ISBN: 0465091415
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Plume ,
      1996 .
      Extent: xii, 254p.p.
      ISBN: 0452275849
Alternative title: Wenn die musik verstummt : meine reise in die schizophrenie
Language: German

Works about this Work

Facing Up to the Torment of Psychotic Illusions David Harris , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 19 February 1994; (p. 22)

— Review of When the Music's Over : A Journey into Schizophrenia Ross David Burke , 1993 single work autobiography novel
Facing Up to the Torment of Psychotic Illusions David Harris , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 19 February 1994; (p. 22)

— Review of When the Music's Over : A Journey into Schizophrenia Ross David Burke , 1993 single work autobiography novel
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