The Shock of the Fall is an extraordinary portrait of one man’s descent into mental illness. It is a brave and groundbreaking novel from one of the most exciting new voices in fiction.
Nathan Filer is a poet and author. He has also worked as a researcher in the academic unit of psychiatry at the University of Bristol, and as a mental health nurse on in-patient psychiatric wards.
His debut novel The Shock of the Fall was published by HarperCollins after being highly sought after by publishers. He won the Costa Novel of the Year Award in 2013.
Location: Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth.
Tickets £6, Concessions £4, Friend of Plymouth International Book Festival (PIBF) £4.
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