A Little Life

FAQ About A Little Life

How does A Little Life
one year ago | gizem

How does "A Little Life" handle the topic of self-harm and suicide?

"A Little Life" portrays self-harm and suicide in a very raw and unflinching way. The character of Jude is a survivor of horrific childhood abuse, and as a result, he struggles with self-harm and suicidal ideation throughout the book. The novel does not shy away from depicting the graphic physical and emotional toll that self-harm takes on Jude and his loved ones. However, the novel also portrays the complexity of mental health issues and the importance of seeking help and support from others. It is a very sensitive and nuanced portrayal of these difficult topics.