‘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.’
An extraordinary portrait of one man’s descent into mental illness, The Shock of the Fall is a brave and ground-breaking novel from an exciting new voice in fiction.
‘Bittersweet and wonderfully etched… perceptive and moving’ TELEGRAPH