'Henderson allows you to soar with Grace's imagination' (The Times
book club )
'Startlingly assured, poetic and engaging - GRACE WILLIAMS SAYS IT LOUD introduces a new voice, one which I have no doubt we will be hearing much more of; I read it in two sittings, and am already looking forward to her next work.'
(Patrick McCabe )
'There is tenderness, joy, romance (not to mention inventive sex) and heartbreak. The language is tricksy, the subject disturbing. But this book is energetic, passionate and not easily forgotten.'
'Grace's story from child to adult, told to stunning effect. Beautifully written, funny, sad and unforgettable, a love story like no other, it could be your book of the year.' (Choice
'far more inspiring than a hundred feel-good tomes'
, Books of the Year )
'Mesmerising ... an incredible journey through love, loss, bittersweet triumph and disaster' (Sunday Herald
'A quirky and clever debut... this is an honest and witty insight into mental illness.'
'Grace's romance with Daniel, a "debonair" epileptic, is tender and convincing; the limber, musical prose peppered with brilliant descriptions...' (Independent on Sunday
A startling, first-person debut and a unique, spirit-soaring love story.