Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction Winner of the McKitterick Prize 2011 Runner up, Mind Book of the Year 2011 Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' First Book Award, the Waverton Good Read Award, the Authors Club First Novel Award the Wellcome Trust Book Prize The doctors said no more could be done and advised Grace's parents to put her away.
On her first day at the Briar Mental Institute, Grace, aged eleven, meets Daniel.
Debonair Daniel, an epileptic who can type with his feet, sees a different Grace: someone to share secrets and canoodle with, someone to fight for.
A deeply affecting, spirit-soaring story of love against the odds.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Publication Date: 06/11/2010
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781444704013