Reviews

  • Thoughtful and quietly moving

    Daily Telegraph
  • This is not a tale of tragedy but one of re-engaging with the world - or realising what's truly important

    Stylist
  • Beautiful and delicately written with the power to shift your world view

    Emerald Street
  • Remarkable and revelatory, this is a dazzling achievement

    The Sunday Times
  • This is an inspiring tale of a man trying to wrestle an incurable disease into a kind of submission, using intellect and love and logic... [A] marvellous book

    Daily Mail
  • A poignant account of living with MS... with a total lack of self pity and much gentle humour, Donlan explores the nooks and crannies of his behaviour.

    The Times
  • [An] excellent memoir... he describes the brain in vivid, poetic detail

    Financial Times
  • A moving, gracefully written story

    Publishers Weekly
  • In this poignant book, Donlan finds in curiosity, writing, and family the surest salves for the terror of chronic illness and mortality

    Kirkus Reviews
  • Really beautifully done; reminds me of When Breath Becomes Air. I love it

    ReadItForward