The Shock Of The Fall: A Novel

byNathan Filer

Paperback | January 6, 2015

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The Shock Of The Fall: A Novel by Nathan Filer
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***This book has also been published as Where the Moon Isn't.***
Winner of the 2013 Costa First Novel Award

"A stunning novel. Ambitious and exquisitely realized . . . clearly the work of a major new talent." -S. J. Watson, New York Times bestselling author of Before I Go to Sleep

While on vacation with their parents, Matthew Homes and his older brother sneak out in the middle of the night. Only Matthew comes home safely. Ten years later, Matthew tells us, he has found a way to bring his brother back...

What begins as the story of a lost boy turns into a story of a brave man yearning to understand what happened that night, in the years since, and to his very person. Unafraid to look at the shadows of our hearts, Nathan Filer's rare and brilliant debut The Shock of the Fall shows us the strength that is rooted in resilience and love.

Nathan Filer is a writer and lecturer in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. A registered mental health nurse, he has worked as a researcher in the academic unit of psychiatry at the University of Bristol and on in-patient wards. He is also a performance poet whose work has been broadcast on television and radio. The Shock of the ...
Title:The Shock Of The Fall: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8.17 X 5.44 X 0.94 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.17 X 5.44 X 0.94 inPublished:January 6, 2015Publisher:St. Martin's Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250028132

ISBN - 13:9781250028136

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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