This Life Is Beautiful

by Lamia Islam
This Life is Beautiful

The journey of living with bipolar disorder

In this novel, a heroic young woman with a bipolar diagnosis must overcome her own shock and fear as well as the prejudice of others to find the inner strength to triumph over adversity.

Beginning with Aalinna’s unique images of Dhaka, the cosmopolitan capital of the newly forged nation of Bangladesh, This Life is Beautiful charts three decades in the life of Aalinna and her family, beginning with her privileged yet traditional upbringing from childhood to early adulthood.

After a sudden death in the family, her once idyllic life begins to unravel and her along with it. A diagnosis of bipolar rocks her and her family.

Meet the Author!

Lamia Islam

Lamia Islam

Since a very young age, Lamia has dealt with a life controlled by bipolar disorder. But now she has decided to speak out about the difficulties she faced in a nation with little mental health care. This is her amazing story, find out more here.


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