The Shock of the Fall
Publish date: 2013 (data przybliżona)
Publisher: The Borough Press
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
A few years ago, I went through a phase where I read tons and tons of books about characters with illnesses. I quickly burned myself out on them because they all started to feel similar. I was hesitant to read The Shock of the Fall because I’m still feeling the illness-book burnout. However, the aut...
You know those movies that critics go rave about forever, and ever, and ever, and ever, but when you watch it, it's like meh? The Shock of The Fall was one of those types, but it's, well, a book. Obviously. Maybe this isn't my type of book, maybe I wasn't in the right place to read it, or for anothe...
I was going to do a post including all my top reads of 2014, but I felt that this book stood out so much that it warrented a post all of its own. Also, which is especially good for me, it means I can be lazy and not do a post with multiple books! As I'm sure you know by now, I don't award five-sta...
Admittedly, this isn't the kind of book I'd usually go for. I tend to lean towards fantasy or high-concept escapism, rather than books dealing with real-world problems. However, I'm glad I gave this one a try. The book is written from the perspective of a young man dealing with grief induced schiz...
I have so many thoughts and feeling about this book. This review won’t be logical, and I apologise if it descends into my nonsensical ramblings of how much I adore it. Because adore it I do. Adoration, admiration, excellence, importance, poignancy; these are all words that come to mind when thinking...