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By David Halpin - ISBN: 9781922751201

RRP: $34.95

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David was born on Saint Valentine’s Day 1968. Grew up (or at least older) in Taree. Educated, without much effort on his part, culminating with a Bachelor of Computer Science. Worked as an IT drone for too many years. Met various people, married one, had two beautiful children, and became divorced (in the appropriate order).

Following his last relationship, too much stress from his job, and a general air of “yuck,” he found himself inside a “facility.” Taking to writing all about himself, he created a darkly humorous insight into life as a patient of a mental health hospital.


By David Halpin - ISBN: 9781922751201

RRP: $34.95

Set in a historic institution in the outskirts of Sydney…

A work of fiction, where reality has been severely exaggerated with a mere occasional glimpse of the harsh truth. 

Donald has been unceremoniously thrust into the psychiatric hospital microcosm and while he is a smart, yet reluctant, anti-hero, trying to come to some sort of understanding of his odd situation; Donald didn’t really think his life had been going so badly given this fresh perspective. 

He had, however, never in his entire life been quite so completely, absolutely and undeniably wrong. 

Granted this situation would be a very unusual situation for most people, and it is also, probably, a seriously clichéd one for a comedic, semi-autobiographical, semi-fantastical, but oh-so-very-close-to-reality semi-whimsical yarn… 

For this lone man, Donald Halfbrain, it was going to be:

Story Defining…

                            Life Changing…

                                                          Legend Creating…

“A cracker of humour and dry oddity that makes for an Australian classic from the start… What a mind this author has invited us to share! The Monty Python crew would be so proud of this one!” Anthony, Indie Book reviewer

Alsy by David Halpin


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