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Author Raises Awareness of Anorexia in Novel


An author touches on the struggles on anorexia in her book The Last Line:

"A YOUNG woman from Whetstone is hoping to raise awareness of anorexia among teenagers and young adults in her first published novel.

Azzurra Bertoncini, 24, wrote her novel The Last Line after interviewing author Ola Laniyan Amoako while doing work experience at a local newspaper.

Azzurra said: “I really clicked with Ola and I started talking to her about how to write and publish a book.”

The novel is written as a diary and tells the story of a girl who died of anorexia."

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