About the book
‘The Shock of the Fall‘ is an extraordinary portrait of one man’s journey through the spinning vortex that is mental illness. It is a brave and groundbreaking novel from one of the most exciting new voices in fiction.
Reviewed by Blank Reading Group
It covered mental health issues well. Matthew is sympathetically portrayed and his deterioration well illustrated -his schizophrenia affects the whole family. Not a comfortable read and some found it difficult.
Star rating: ** +1/2