Book Title: The Shock of the Fall
Author: Nathan Filer
Publisher: The Borough Press
Publication Date: January 7th 2014
Genre(s): General Fiction (Adult)
Format Received: Paperback
Goodreads: ‘I’ll tell you what happened because it will be a good way to introduce my brother. His name’s Simon. I think you’re going to like him. I really do. But in a couple of pages he’ll be dead. And he was never the same after that.’
There are books you can’t stop reading, which keep you up all night.
There are books which let us into the hidden parts of life and make them vividly real.
There are books which, because of the sheer skill with which every word is chosen, linger in your mind for days.
The Shock of the Fall is all of these books.
The Shock of the Fall is an extraordinary portrait of one man’s descent into mental illness. It is a brave and ground breaking novel from one of the most exciting new voices in fiction.
My Review: WOW!!! WOW!!!
I am stunned.
I am speechless.
What a novel. I have been hooked since the first word and now I have read the last word I am still hooked.
Nathan Filer – what a debut.
This is a story filled with madness, grief, love and loss. A is a deeply moving, and stunning novel.
About the Author:For more information on Nathan Filer, visit his website.