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Praise for THE LAST DAYS

'Elegiac and propulsive' - Stuart Kelly, The Scotsman


'Tough but compelling'  - Melanie Reid, The Times

'A wail of betrayed yearning' - Helen Brown, The Telegraph, four stars

'Consistently gripping' - David Robinson, Books from Scotland

'A astonishingly brave gracious and deft, so carefully weighted, so tender yet flinty, so cinematic and earthed' - Darran Anderson, Caught by the River

'Relentless' - Rachel Cooke, The Observer

'A sublime talent' - David Whitehouse, author of About a Son

'A memoir that touches peoples' heart and souls. Utterly moving' - Estelle Paranque, author of Fire, Blood and Gold

'A masterpiece of sustained literary voice' - Amy Liptrot, author of The Outrun

'A great prison break, except the walls she has to tunnel through have been there since birth' - Lias Saoudi, author of Ten Thousand Apologies, The Fat White Family and the Miracle of Failure

'Extraordinary, I can't begin to think what it took to write' - Helen Mort, author of The Line Above the Sky


'A coming of age story like no other' - Lily Dunn, author of Sins of my Father


Interviews and extracts


The Sunday Times Magazine - My Mother Cut me off by Email

The Sunday Post interview

BBC World Service, The Conversation

ABC National Australia with Philip Adams


The Moment I Decided to Leave the Jehovah's Witnesses

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