"These nine stories are filled with longing, guilt and violence." (New York Times
"Jewelled and barbed with the beauty and brutality of real life, these are sentences of perfect weight and understanding. There are no fillers here, no stories that disappoint: the nine coalesce into something rare and understatedly breathtaking. Like the missing who haunt these stories, Thunderstruck
is unforgettable." (Stuart Evers Observer
"Wonderful, moving tales." (Erica Wagner Financial Times
"An electric blend of hilarity and despair." (Bonnie Jo Campbell O, The Oprah Magazine
"[A] powerful collection." (John Self Independent on Sunday
A brilliant new collection of short fiction from the National Book Award finalist and author of The Giant’s House.