The Sad Truth Behind Novel's Fictional Violence; WORK WITH DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIMS ACTS AS INSPIRATION
Byline: RACHAEL MISSTEAR
A WELSH social worker has used her traumatic experiences of dealing with victims of domestic abuse as the inspiration for her first novel.
Sam Jones, a domestic abuse co-ordinator in Carmarthenshire, spent two years writing The Fairytale Syndrome, drawing on her 15 years of working with abuse victims to ensure the novel offered a true-to-life depiction of the horrors that can take place behind closed doors.
The novel tells the story of a domestic abuse victim.
The poignant story has been released at a time when Wales has invested heavily in a strategy to tackle domestic violence over the course of the past five years.…
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Publication information: Article title: The Sad Truth Behind Novel's Fictional Violence; WORK WITH DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIMS ACTS AS INSPIRATION. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: November 22, 2010. Page number: 16. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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